Dempsey ready for bigger challenges

Dempsey ready for bigger challenges

U.S. Men's National Team

Dempsey ready for bigger challenges

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Clint Dempsey sounds like a man ready to tackle a new challenge. 

Coming off the greatest season of his career and entering the final year of his contract with Fulham, Dempsey opened up about his options and hopes for the upcoming transfer window in an interview with Fox Soccer, and the message is pretty clear: While not outwardly saying a permanent goodbye to Fulham, Dempsey is prepared for the bright lights of the UEFA Champions League and an opportunity at a bigger club.

"After every year I want to keep getting better, and I want to take on bigger challenges, and playing in the Champions League is something I want to do," Dempsey told Fox Soccer. "It was something I wanted a year ago, but it didn’t work out that way. It's something I still want."

Dempsey also addressed having his name constantly in the rumor mill, the current national team camp and how, at 29, he feels he still has plenty of years left on his odometer. If you have not gotten a chance to yet, give the story a read and let us know what you think.

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