English Premier League soccer team Tottenham Hotspur has announced the signing of American goalkeeper Brad Friedel on a two-year deal.
The news comes as Friedel's contract with Aston Villa is set to expire at the end of the month.
Despite an impressive run in this season's UEFA Champions League, Tottenham narrowly missed out on re-qualifying for the competition. The London-based club finished fifth in the Premier League, just six points behind Manchester City. They did, however, qualify for UEFA's Europa League competition.
While Harry Redknapp already has a vast array of world-class talent, it's clear that another goalkeeper is needed. Some may argue that Heurelho Gomes should retain his first-team position, but then again.......