Update: Kenny Coopah….Cooper officially signs with the Portland Timbers.
Some quick news to get you started on just a Suuuuper Draft sort of day.
• Just Super
MLS SuperDraft day today. Unfortunately, we’re not your best resource today….but I am hearing that “there is a lot of speculation as to the 1st pick.” (Ha, ha)
I’ve seen Will Bruin play a few times; like his game though.
Add your comments in and I’ll put them up in this post or another….
• Not USMNT
Lee Nguyen apparently applying for Vietnamese citizenship so he can join their national team. This is one courtesy our friends at Soccer Over There. Saw him play against China–briefly–in 2007 he had “junky” offensive game (that’s a positive), but just couldn’t or hasn’t put it all together yet.
• Icy Cool
Via German based reporter Dan Bu, Nürnberg´s Marek Mintal will travel to the USA this weekend to negotiate a deal with MLS club Philadelphia Union.
Video of the Slovakian slugger right here.
(Bu also comments that an update on Freddy Adu is expected soon.)
• Rover Over
Roque Santa Cruz is headed back to Blackburn, the scene of the last place he didn’t steal a salary. That was always the odds-on destination for him; his brother is in the Academy there.
• Double Dutch
Hide your Stu Holdens! … Sky Sports reports the Heckyll to Nigel De Jon’sJekyll, master black arts man Mark Van Bommel wants a Barclays move, already “linked” with Villa.
• From Prime to Choice
Apparently, the Yak (Yakubu) will be fed at Championship side Leicester City through the end of this campaign. The move expected to be made permanent in the summer.