Wake Forest forward Cody Arnoux
is set to join the American revolution at Everton. The Premier League team, whose starting keeper is Tim Howard
, was impressed by the American
youngster during his trial at Everton in March. Arnoux looks poised to sign a contract with the Liverpool-based club, making him the second American player to join Everton this summer. California
midfielder Anton Peterlin
also signed earlier this month.
Both Arnoux and Peterlin are expected to be with Everton when the club faces the MLS All-Star Team on July 29
in Utah. Regarded as a top college prospect, Arnoux passed up a chance to sign with MLS after his junior season in order to stay in school. He was projected to be a top-three draft pick in the 2010
MLS Draft, but will now join former Wake Forest strike partner Marcus Tracy
in Europe. During the past two seasons, Arnoux registered 32 goals and 16 assists for the Demon Deacons.
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