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ASN Morning Read: A Big Transfer, but a Good One?

A young star makes a big move across the ocean. Is it smart?; There's so much anger about the United States men's national team, some justified, some less so; Wins and losses at forward.
BY Noah Davis Posted
September 11, 2017
3:30 AM
  • "Erik Palmer-Brown is leaving Kansas City in favor of the English Premier League.Palmer-Brown, a Sporting Kansas City homegrown defender from Lee’s Summit, has decided to sign a multiyear contract with Manchester City.He will finish out the MLS season with Sporting KC, and his new deal in England will take effect in 2018. But because his MLS contract is within six months of expiration, he is allowed to sign a pre-contract to secure his future."

  • It's definitely a good thing for an American player to be signed by City. But Sporting Kansas City doesn't get a transfer fee and Palmer-Brown will likely spend at least the next couple seasons on loans. Whether it works out for him, specifically, is another story.

  • A little bit of good news, bad news for the U.S. striker corp. Jozy Altidore (boyfriend of U.S. Open winner Sloane Stevens) gets a brace:
  • But Jordan Morris gets injured:
  • Loud noises, but also some corrent ones:
  • Loud noises, part two: 

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