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Bradley poised to move, John returns home
by Paul Kennedy, August 30th, 2011 1AM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] With only a day to go before the close of the European transfer window, Michael Bradley might have finally found a new home, while George John is headed -- well -- home to FC Dallas.

According to multiple reports, German club Borussia Moenchengladbach, which has said Bradley is no longer a part of its first team, has a deal lined up to send the American midfielder to small Italian club Chievo Verona.

An Italian web site quoted a transfer fee of 2 millions euros -- about $2.9 million -- which would be a coup for Gladbach, considering Bradley would otherwise go free at the end of the season.

U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann said he did not recall the German-based trio of Jermaine Jones, Ricardo Clark and Bradley for the pair of U.S. friendlies because they had not been playing and were seeking to finalize possible moves this week.

John's move to Blackburn Rovers collapsed after he left FC Dallas last week to finalize the deal and obtain the Greek passport he needed to work in England.

John rejoined FC Dallas, which will play Seattle in Tuesday's Open Cup semifinals. He has one more year left on his contract before he becomes a free agent himself, and he has so far spurned any overtures from Dallas management to re-sign.

Blackburn's decision to pass on John may be due to the availability of former England under-21 defender Scott Dann. It was reported to be close to signing Dann from Birmingham City for $7 million.

One American to move to Europe is Tristan Bowen. MLS's first homegrown signing has failed to settle in at Chivas since his move from the Los Angeles Galaxy and he will join Belgian second division club KSV Roeselare on loan.



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