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Maurice Edu is drawing obvious comparisons to the Union's previous DP Freddy Adu, but will there be a difference besides the first letter of their last name?
The Philadelphia Union has had plenty to do this offseason and they have responded (albeit with much delay) to those tasks. It was their duty to fix the midfield and they have done just that, adding a mini blockbuster of their own in Maurice Edu.
Freddy Adu's next career destination could be in Eastern Europe.
Goal USA is reporting that Adu is preparing to sign with Serbian side FK Jagodina, ending a seven-month run without a club after he was released by EC Bahia in Brazil. Jagodina finished third in the Serbian league last season and is taking part in UEFA Europa League qualifiers for the third straight season.
Dutch side AZ Alkmaar have enjoyed their fair share of success stories when it comes to utilizing American talent. With current U.S. Men's National Team forwards Jozy Altidore andAron Johannsson as products of the club, AZ are now looking towards its next possible American project.
I mentioned the other day there may be a Swiss side also showing interest in Freddy Adu. Well, there is and it's fourth place finishers FC Luzern (who, yes, hold a Europa League qualifying invite). However, with him trialing for Bob Bradley, it remains to be seen if they can do anything about that interest.
Freddy Adu's bid to join a new club in 2014 has suffered a setback.
After spending the last three weeks training with English League Championship side Blackpool, Adu was not offered a contract to play with the team for the rest of the season, according to the Blackpool Gazette.
The World Cup is over and the time begins to look ahead to 2018 in Russia. U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann appears to be doing just that, with reports from Ireland indicating the USMNT will heading there for a friendly this fall.
I don't know if I just have too many other chases going on or what, but Freddy Adu heading to AZ Alkmaar for a trial toootally slipped past me. Funny part is, I was meant to check back with Stabæk tomorrow. Of course, Adu and AZ director Earnie Stewart won a title together with D.C. United, and the former USMNT star has had good success when grabbing young players.
Julian Green's long-awaited arrival to the United States men's national team is here. Green made his debut in a friendly against Mexico on Tuesday night when he came on in the 60th minute. His performance wasn't great or awful, but certainly left something to be desired. Green missed on a couple passes into the midfield, and his slip and fall is what eventually led to Mexico's second goal.
It may have just been a coincidence, but the fact that Freddy Adu's first public comments in months came out on the same day that Julian Green sent the U.S. Men's National Team fan base buzzing by agreeing to train with the USMNT seemed to suggest that there was a lesson to be considered.
On a World Cup rest day, Major League Soccer continued, with the defending champions returning home to take on the Chicago Fire. In hot and humid conditions, neither team was able to find the final breakthrough as both sides settled for a 1-1 draw. Sporting KC's Dom Dwyer scored the opener in the 33rd minute when he took advantage of a poor mistake by Patrick Ianni and finished one-on-one with Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson.
As the 2014 MLS season approaches, New England Revolution star Diego Fagundez prepares to play the final season of his teens, and he stands to shatter every record the league has for production by a player in their teenage years.
His outstanding 2013 season, which saw him register 13 goals and seven assists, is the best season put together by a teenager in league history, which raises the question.
Ten years after bursting on to the scene in Major League Soccer, Freddy Adu is now training and on trial with Blackpool in the Skybet Championship.
"I love football in England. In America, all we watch is football in England. It'd be a dream come true to play here some day. I don't know when that'll be, but I'll do whatever it takes to make that happen.
Catch up with ex-Union players including Freddy Adu, Kleberson, Jack McInerney, Justin Mapp, and Kai Herdling.
Freddy Adu wants you to know that he is in the District of Columbia, which is called home by D.C. United of MLS. As you may know, Freddy Adu played for that team before, and he would like to play for that team again.
Shake off the cobwebs, get some coffee, and lets go.
There is a ton of news out there, so let's just get right into it.
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As far as players who resonate in American soccer go, few can match up to Freddy Adu and that is why NASL commissioner Bill Peterson is not against the idea of seeing the youngster playing in North America's second division.
Peterson touched on the topic of Adu potentially joining NASL on Thursday in the wake of comments made by Atlanta Silverbacks head coach Eric Wynalda to SI.