The reality of the move has truly and finally set in: Clint Dempsey is a Spur. He's not playing for Roy or Jol. He's not playing that left-side inverted wing position that saw his goals tally slowly but steadily rise to star-man level in England. He's on a team reaching for Champions League instead of one happy to stay mid-table. Lots of change for Clint but is it good for the US as preparations and qualifying goes forward towards WC14. Dempsey is now being asked to take on the role of creator: Andre Villas-Boas signed Dempsey to fill the number 10 role Van der Vaart performed so well in even though the American was used to operating off the left flank. Clint has struggled in this role so far this season but appears to be finding his way after a well-received performance against West Ham this last Sunday. Will Clint's determination combined with AVB's stubborn commitment to turn Tottenham into a passing and movement team result in Klinsi getting the central playmaker that so many have found missing from the development of the US attack?