- Date signed:
- 24th August 2016
An American right-back known for his searing pace, DeAndre joined Newcastle United from Tottenham Hotspur in August 2016
Born in Seattle, the flying full-back represented several local clubs before impressive displays for the University of Akron and Seattle Sounders’ under-23s caught the eye of the MLS side’s senior set-up.
So successful was his first full Sounders season in 2013, he was selected for the MLS All-Star team as well as representing the United States at under-20 level.
After making his full international debut in 2014 and being selected for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil by Jürgen Klinsmann, the German coach’s former club Tottenham Hotspur signed DeAndre that summer before loaning him back to the Sounders.
His Premier League debut finally came for Spurs against Aston Villa in April 2015 before his first taste of life on Tyneside - residing in Newcastle while on loan at neighbours Sunderland during the 2015/16 campaign.
After lifting the Championship title with the Magpies in May 2017, he was a regular starter under Rafa Benítez as the club finished tenth in the Premier League in the following season.
- Full Name:
- DeAndre Yedlin
- Squad Number:
- Date of birth:
- 9th July 1993