Deuchar called the opportunity "the chance of lifetime": "The move will open a lot of doors for me and gives me a chance to play in a league which is absolutely ready to take off, obviously with the signing of David Beckham at LA Galaxy and a lot of other top players," he said. "It will be great to be on the same pitch as a player of David Beckham's quality and standing in the game and the fact he decided to pursue his career in the USA speaks volumes."
RSL coach Jason Kreis on Wednesday told the Deseret Morning News that a deal had been completed. "[Kenny] was a player we talked to a few weeks ago and knew there was a possibility of something," he said. "When you go to see a player play against Rangers and he scores twice, it's an element in the decision to sign him. We are very fortunate to have Kenny."