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PSP talked to sources around MLS, including John Hackworth, and has some updates on all the team's pending player personnel moves (Valdes, Nogueira, Edu, Anding, Parke's replacement) a week before training camp.
Philadelphia Union defender Carlos Valdes could find himself playing in Argentina this spring.
Hoping to remain in the good graces of Colombia National Team Jose Pekerman, Valdes is nearing a six-month loan to defending Argentine champion San Lorenzo, according to multiple reports in Argentina and Colombia.
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Here's what we know about the Carlos Valdes situation.
As a sure sign of the age we live in, the Carlos Valdes situation has gone from a simple "Where is he?" to a mystery wrapped inside of an enigma wrapped inside of trying to decipher 140-character salvos. This morning, we were waiting to see if Carlos would show up at camp with San Lorenzo, having been AWOL from practice for the past couple of days.
Agent tells Colombian daily Valdes not in plans for Santa Fe, and the Union's indecision cost a transfer to Mexican side Monarcas Morelia.
Colombian daily El Pais published an article on Colombian center back Carlos Valdes today. In the article, the daily says that Valdes "is no longer with Santa Fe" confirming that they did not pick up his option following his 2013 loan from the Union, and "was not included in their (Santa Fe's) plan for the 2014 campaign.