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After Tottenham snubs continental clubs, Yedlin's loan odds lengthening

Loan options for DeAndre Yedlin have suddenly dried up, though there's still time to make a move.

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Earlier today we reported that DeAndre Yedlin was possibly heading to the continent to play his football on loan, with links to Danish clubs Aalborg and FC Midtjylland. However, nothing has come to fruition and Yedlin's options have grown considerably fewer.

Ives Galarcep, writing for Goal, reports that Tottenham turned down loan deals for Yedlin to clubs in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and Turkey (as well as, presumably, Denmark). With the transfer windows now closed for the vast majority of the continental football leagues, Yedlin's loan moves have pretty much shrunk to the Premier League and Scotland, assuming that Spurs can find a club and a loan deal that they like for the American right back.

Reports from earlier in the summer suggested that Norwich City might have been a possible landing spot for Yedlin, but we haven't seen any links to the Canaries in weeks now. Ives claims that Bolton and Fulham are both interested in Yedlin, but since both of them have recently added right backs (including former Spurs player Ryan Fredericks who left Bristol City to sign for Fulham after just 26 days), neither looks like a solid option.

MLS would be a possible option, but the MLS International Window closed a few weeks ago and that's out of a question. Even then, it's unclear how much good such a loan would do for his development. He was already an MLS All-Star during his tenure at Seattle Sounders, and if Spurs really are committed to his growth as a player he needs opportunities in a European league that will challenge him and give him plenty of minutes.

Right now, nothing's particularly forthcoming on that front, but there's still time for something to emerge from the transfer deadline day wilds. Mired behind both Kyle Walker and Kieran Tripper, Yedders isn't going to get the playing time he needs this season at Spurs barring injury, so it seems a good loan would be in everybody's best interests.