American Players Abroad

Jordan Pefok's Transfer To Union Berlin Can Revitalize His USMNT Hopes

American striker Jordan Pefok has confirmed a move to Bundesliga side Union Berlin, the club announced Thursday. Pefok will complete the move from Swiss side BSC Young Boys, where he won the 2021-22 Swiss Super League scoring title. 

Zack Steffen Finds His New Team — Will It Be Enough For USMNT No. 1 Goalkeeper In Qatar?

Zack Steffen is expected to spend the 2022-23 season with EFL Championship club Middlesbrough on loan from Manchester City. The Zack Steffen Middlesbrough loan took place after City decided the American was no longer the best choice as the backup goalkeeper.

Manchester City has ironically found another “Stefan” as the backup and is looking to sign Stefan Ortega from Arminia Bielefeld.

10 Players Who Desperately Need Transfers Ahead Of The World Cup

Ahead of the World Cup, there is always an influx of transfers featuring players who are on the fringes of their national teams and want to secure a roster spot for the tournament. Many players who sit on the bench for bigger clubs and get limited minutes desperately need quality playing time to be noticed by their national team managers. With so many rumors and confirmed deals happening every day, let's take a look at 10 players who need a transfer ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Tobin Heath Set To Return To NWSL, Join Star-Studded OL Reign With Rapinoe, Lavelle And Company

Tobin Heath is returning to the NWSL after a near three-year hiatus and will team up with USWNT teammates Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle at OL Reign, according to The Equalizer.

Heath has spent the past two years playing in the FA Women’s Super League, spending one year with Manchester United and one with Arsenal. 

American Teenager Kobi Henry Makes Record Move From USL Championship To Ligue 1

In recent years, the number of American soccer players moving to Europe has increased exponentially. Normally, these players leave MLS clubs or their academies, but the latest American to move abroad did not follow this traditional path.

He transferred from the USL Championship to Ligue 1 and set a domestic record in the process. On Tuesday, Orange County SC (OCSC) center back Kobi Henry joined Stade de Reims for a fee of $700,000 — the biggest fee ever accepted by a USL club.

Meet Haji Wright — The Latest USA Striker Looking To Fill Gregg Berhalter’s No. 9 Void

“Who is Haji Wright?” fans might ask while watching June’s United States men’s national team games. This is a valid question to ask as the 24-year-old is set to make his first appearance with the senior USMNT team.

Who Is Haji Wright

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Real Madrid Working On Deal For Its First Ever American Signing

Sergiño Dest made history when he became the first American to appear in El Clásico for Barcelona in 2020. Still, no American has worn the famous white kits of Real Madrid. 

That might be changing if reports out of Spain are accurate.

Jonathan Gomez Is In United States And Mexico Preliminary Rosters For U-20 World Cup Qualifiers

A couple of days ago, Concacaf published the preliminary rosters for the upcoming U-20 Championship, which gives four slots to the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and two for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. And scanning the names, a shocking discovery: left-back and Real Sociedad player Jonathan Gomez is on both the U.S. and the Mexico lists for the tournament.

Tea Time With David Episode 20

The18's David Moore breaks down the week in soccer news while sipping on some tea...it's Tea Time.

Episode 20 Topics include: Mason "Mickey" Mount missing his penalty, US Soccer officially has equal pay for World Cup winnings and game appearances, and newly formed USL2 side, Vermont Green, wins fans with their excellent debut kit.

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