Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Bradley poised to move, John returns home
by Paul Kennedy, August 30th, 2011 1AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, england, fc dallas, germany

MOST COMMENTED

[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.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS: Finally -- D.C. United breaks ground on stadium    
Many thought it would never happen. Thirteen years after D.C. United first sought to find a ...
Sneak Peek: Sporting KC's Dwyer gets supporting cast    
Sporting KC has made the MLS playoffs in each of the last six seasons but it's ...
What They're Saying: Miguel Aguilar    
"He's targeting people like myself. I think that's grounds to be concerned." -- LA Galaxy midfielder ...
Video Pick: Goal-line tech spots keeper's own goal    
Thanks to goal-line technology, PSV keeper Jeroen Zoet was caught in an error that handed Feyenoord ...
Sneak Peek: New faces renew the outlook for Revs    
Fitting all the attacking pieces into an effective system has long perplexed Revs head coach Jay ...
U-20 Qualifying: USA impresses in historic win over Mexico    
The USA took a big step toward qualifying for the 2017 U-20 World Cup with a ...
What They're Saying: Bobby Wood    
"Not a good day. First the loss, then the accident. Luckily no one was hurt. I'm ...
What They're Saying: Aleksander Ceferin    
"It will be part of the evaluation, and I am sure it will not help the ...
Sneak Peek: Real Salt Lake banks on new playmaker    
After missing the MLS playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2015, Real Salt ...
Sneak Peek: Crew collapse prompts big defensive changes    
American keeper Zach Steffen and Ghanaian internationals Jonathan Mensah and Mohammed Abu are among the significant ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives