Yedlin was signed by Spurs from Seattle Sounders last August but had to wait until January to complete his move to Europe. He has struggled to get any game time under Mauricio Pochettino, making just one senior appearance, and will hope a move to Sunderland will help him develop.
The Black Cats have started the season in poor form and sit bottom of the Premier League table after four matches. They have strengthened late on in the transfer window, however, and Dick Advocaat will hope to turn things around from here on in.
Yedlin has made 23 appearances for the US Men’s National Team over the past two years and is a part of Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad for the upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil.Embed from Getty Images
He will then return to England to team up with his new Sunderland teammates ahead of their next Premier League game against, would you believe it, Tottenham.
Spurs have surely implemented the usual loan clause that will not allow the pacey 22-year-old defender to face his parent club and so his debut will likely come in the away clash with AFC Bournemouth on September 19.
Many have questioned whether Yedlin will be able to shine in the Premier League as he did in MLS before joining Spurs, but he is sure to answer many of the questions as a part of a Sunderland defence that has conceded ten goals in four matches – more than any other top flight side.
Is a move to Sunderland a good one for DeAndre Yedlin?