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Americans Abroad: Reyna to the U.S., Onyewu to Chelsea?
ESPN Soccernet, January 23rd, 2007 4:09PM

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The transfer window is still open and more Americans are on the move. As expected, Manchester City today said it had terminated Claudio Reyna's contract, opening the way for "Captain America," as he was referred to for so many years, to return home to Major League Soccer, where he's expected to sign for the New York Red Bulls as one of their designated players.

Meanwhile, Oguchi Onyewu, Standard Liege's American defender, has been linked to several of Europe's big clubs, including AC Milan, Real Madrid, Lyon and now, Chelsea. Will Sherling, the player's agent, confirmed Chelsea's interest on Tuesday; the British media reports that his transfer fee would be in the neighborhood of $3.95 million. Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has made no secret of the club's need to sign an extra center-half, especially with team captain and defensive talisman John Terry still injured.

With Milan concentrating on Ronaldo and Real Madrid intent on blooding its new breed of youngsters, Lyon looks to be Chelsea's main competition for Onyewu's signature. But Sherling says the five-time defending French champion wants "Gooch" to remain in Belgium until the end of the season. Both he and cash-strapped Liege are thought to be keen on a move this month. Read the original story...


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