300 million pocketbooks in the United States are an added bonus.
Additionally, in a little reported piece of news yesterday, Serie A, revoked the number of foreign players, outside the EU, making the search for and viability of players around Europe more important.
(On the ban above, clubs can trade and borrow player quotas, but it certainly doesn’t help the big clubs….perhaps the ban was not in response the World Cup meltdown by the Italian team, but Jose Mourinho wining the treble with a predominantly non-Italian squad last year).
Other rumors / news:
• Might the Sheffield public (thanks Jeremy) trade one American for another. Out is Frank Simek at Sheffield Wednesday, signed by League One’s Carlisle United to a two-year deal, in may be none other than Jay DeMerit at United. Leeds United is also rumored by a player for the American central backer.