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Report: Bulls After Beasley, O'Brien
Big Apple Soccer, January 31st, 2007 2:58PM

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Apparently Bruce Arena is trying to turn the New York Red Bulls into "America's team": Big Apple Soccer reports that sources in MLS believe Bruce and Sporting Director Jeff Agoos, himself a former MetroStars player, are chasing after American World Cup duo DaMarcus Beasley and John O'Brien. Beasley, on loan from PSV Eindhoven to Premier League club Manchester City, is said to be unhappy with how much playing time he's receiving. O'Brien, meanwhile, could be invited to the Red Bulls training camp, which begins Friday in Florida. Arena wasn't reached for confirmation.

It would be especially interesting if Beasley did indeed come back to the States to play with Arena, as the talented winger was on the receiving end of candid public criticism from the former national team coach during last summer's World Cup. O'Brien, a player of great vision and technical ability, has suffered various injuries throughout his career, although during his peak some believed he was the national team's best midfielder. At 29, he still might have several good years left in him if his injuries are past him, although his value has been greatly diminished because of them. Last month he was released by Chivas USA, his former club. Read the original story...


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