In the last 24 hours rumors have been flying that the U.S. national team captain could soon leave
Other rumors say he'll stay in the English Premier League but jump to Everton.
However Seattle Coach Sigi Schmid denied Friday that a deal with Dempsey was near.
Meanwhile the British tabloid
Dempsey, who scored 23 goals for Fulham two years ago, was not a regular at Tottenham last season but played enough minutes to score 12 times in all competition.
Dempsey, 30, played three seasons in MLS for New England before moving to Fulham in 2006. Last year he led the national team with six goals in nine games.