Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Chivas' Leon Silent on Veron Speculation
Carson Daily Breeze, July 26th, 2007 3:30PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Various reports have linked Argentine wizard Juan Sebastian Veron with Chivas USA of MLS, but Chivas GM Javier Leon would neither confirm nor deny the speculation. Keegan Pierce, the club's director of Communications on Tuesday said the team had never spoke to Veron about joining the club.

"If those Argentine Web sites reported that Veron was the guy we were talking to, then I would say they are incorrect," Pierce said. "What I can say is that Chivas USA is looking for a player to be part of the team like it always is looking for possible players to join our club." Various Argentine reports on Tuesday said that signing Veron would cost $20 million. Infobae.com said the both parties were near an agreement and that Veron would live in Hollywood. It also said the Argentina midfielder would arrive in the States next Tuesday and that officials had been trying to convince Veron to come to MLS for months.

Leon would not comment on the speculation, saying only that Chivas was was "evaluating and looking into its opportunities" of adding another player to its roster.

Read the original story...



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Report: Real Beats Barca to Promising Youngster    
Real Madrid has beaten Barcelona to the signing of promising youngster Marco Asensio, in what Spanish ...
Guardiola Hopes Messi Stays at Barca     
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he hopes "with all my heart" that Lionel Messi ends ...
Man City, Bayern Fans Persist with UEFA Protest    
PA Sport reports that Manchester City and Bayern Munich will continue their "Respect ... Fans" protest ...
Report: Sony to End FIFA Partnership     
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony will become the second official FIFA sponsor to decide not to ...
Arsenal Fails to Register Giroud for UCL     
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will be forced to sit out the Gunners' crucial UEFA Champions League ...
Koeman: Saints Can Finish Top Four    
Southampton coach Ronald Koeman insists his team can remain in the Premier League's top four following ...
Mourinho Downplays Di Matteo's Chelsea Success     
Jose Mourinho refused to be drawn into a comparison with former Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo, ...
Report: Barca's Vermaelen May Need Surgery     
Goal.com reports that Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen could require surgery to cure the hamstring injury that ...
Messi's Top Ten Records    
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi, who became La Liga's all-time leading scorer (253 goals) following his hat ...
Rodgers Admits His Future Could be in Doubt     
Brendan Rodgers admitted that he could be fired after Liverpool slumped to a fourth successive defeat ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives