Brad Freidel Signs Two-Year Deal With Tottenham Hotspur

American swaps Villa Park for White Hart Lane.

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Brad Friedel has agreed to join Tottenham Hotspur from Aston Villa after rejecting approaches from Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion.

The 40-year-old has signed a two-year deal to move to White Hart Lane and will be given the role of number one with  error-prone Heurelho Gomes on the transfer list.

Friedel has played for Liverpool and Blackburn before joining Villa and famously scored for Rovers against Charlton Athletic in 2004. He currently holds the record for the number of consecutive Premier League appearances with 275.

Brad Friedel set to sign for Tottenham

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Liverpool Set to Sign Former Player: Dalglish Offers Veteran Two Year Contract

Villa Park keeper set for Anfield return.

Brad Friedel is set to quit Aston Villa and make an emotional return to Liverpool.

Anfield boss Kenny Dalglish is confident he has won the race to sign the former USA international on a free transfer.

Liverpool have offered golden oldie Friedel, 40, a two-year deal and he is ready to return to his first Premier League club.

Friedel spent three years at Anfield after arriving from Columbus Crew in 1997 and will go back as Pepe Reina’s No. 2.

SOURCE: Daily Mirror

Liverpool And Tottenham Lead The Race To Sign Aston Villa Veteran

Villa Park hero is the subject of interest from both White Hart Lane and Anfield.

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race to sign Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel this summer.

The 39-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and is unlikely to sign a new deal with the Midlands club.

The American has held talks with Villa, who are keen to keep the veteran, but is likely to move for a fresh challenge.

Friedel will make a decision after the final game of the season, against Liverpool, with the Reds and Tottenham his most likely destination.

Liverpool Close to Completing Deal to Sign Former Player

Anfield side close in on Villa Park veteran.

Liverpool are closing in on a deal for Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel.
The 39-year-old is out of contract in the summer and has attracted interest from Germany but the chance to return to a resurgent Liverpool side could be appealing.

Friedel is earmarked as competition for Pepe Reina but would be in a stronger position if Arsenal follow up their interest in the Spain stopper with a £20m offer.
Reina wants to stay at Anfield but big investment by Arsene Wenger may change his mind.