The United States right-back DeAndre Yedlin has joined Tottenham on a four-year-deal from Major League Soccer franchise Seattle Sounders, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

Yedlin, who is believed to have cost in the region of £2.5m, will remain with the Sounders before joining his new team-mates in time for the 2015-16 Premier League campaign.

Yedlin made three appearances for the USA at the World Cup, in group games against Portugal and Germany and in their last-16 defeat by Belgium.