Yanks Abroad Flavors of the Week: 2019/20 Thread

Discussion in 'USA Men: News & Analysis' started by TheFalseNine, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. TheFalseNine

    TheFalseNine Moderator
    Staff Member

    United States
    Jul 15, 2014
    Norman, Okla.
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Euro preseason camps starting up. Discuss our YA flavors.
     
  2. AutoPenalti

    AutoPenalti Am I famous yet?

    Sep 26, 2011
    Coconut Creek
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Yogurt Adventure flavors?

    Chocolate-Vanilla mix
     
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  3. truefan420

    truefan420 Member+

    May 30, 2010
    oakland
    Club:
    Chelsea FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I’m so freaking excited to see Pulisic play for Chelsea. I hope Lamps can help him elevate his game to the next level.
     
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  4. Excellency

    Excellency Member+

    Nov 4, 2011
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    I cant think of a better coach for Puli. Havent watched English footie in a while. I'll have to think about it.
     
  5. rgli13

    rgli13 Member+

    Mar 23, 2005
    Memphis, Tn
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    sabbi has the goal scoring lead :thumbsup:
     
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  6. DHC1

    DHC1 Member+

    Jun 3, 2002
    NYC
    I pulled this post from thedukeofsoccer from the old thread because it's interesting:

    I hope you're right about all of these players. That being said, I think you're getting ahead of yourself.

    These players will have to

    1. have a major league club want them to join (which looks to be true)
    2. have MLS be willing to sell at a level that makes sense for the counterparty (no idea of this but how much would MLS/NYRB need to get to sell Long - didn't he just sign a three year deal?)
    3. earn playing time

    Let's see if the first two happens and then see if they can make the field. Apparently, playing 50% of available minutes at mid-table B1 isn't good enough for the USMNT so the bar would have to be higher than that for these players, no?

    Expecting these guys to follow in the Adams path is a high bar.
     
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  7. Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood Member+

    Dec 23, 2003
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Josh Sargent starting pre-season with a goal. I always appreciate how easy it is to pick out Sargent in Bremen social media posts.


     
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  8. TimB4Last

    TimB4Last Member+

    May 5, 2006
    Dystopia
    Pretty muted celebration
     
  9. Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood Member+

    Dec 23, 2003
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Mix Diskerud named to the K-league all-star team for this game. Ya know, he's having a good season. I wonder HOW GOOD of a season he'd need to have to get a USMNT call.
     
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  10. Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood Member+

    Dec 23, 2003
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    It looks like Bobby Wood might actually stay at Hamburg
     
  11. Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood Member+

    Dec 23, 2003
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    FC Dallas
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  12. FeedhimtothepigsArold

    Apr 7, 2014
    Club:
    Oxford United FC
    According to Espn. Real Madrid and Ajax (still) interested in Alex Mendez.

    I hope he goes to Ajax because of their record of playing youth. That left foot is special.
     
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  13. IndividualEleven

    Mar 16, 2006
    Looks like Dest is getting a look in at left back.

     
  14. Excellency

    Excellency Member+

    Nov 4, 2011
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Dest is better than Gloster at lb but we'd want him at rb, imo.

    I see Dest as our starting rb in Qatar if he can stay on his upward trajectory.
     
  15. truefan420

    truefan420 Member+

    May 30, 2010
    oakland
    Club:
    Chelsea FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  16. FeedhimtothepigsArold

    Apr 7, 2014
    Club:
    Oxford United FC
  17. ChambersWI

    ChambersWI Member

    Nov 10, 2010
    Club:
    AC Milan
    They arent thrilled but they like the "American Money" and they like that he talks a big game.

    Mentioned in the YA board but Fiorentina with Montella as coach is a good spot for Matt to develop. I also like the idea of Pomykal developing under Giampolo at Milan but that one is a bit trickier
     
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  18. FeedhimtothepigsArold

    Apr 7, 2014
    Club:
    Oxford United FC
    It seems to always start with a love of 'American Money'.

    Very few do like the group at Liverpool. American owners tend to wear on the fanbase because it always goes the money route instead of the football route. I hope it works out though.

    Agree. Fiorentina could be a good spot for Matt.
     
  19. Tony in Quakeland

    Jan 27, 2003
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  20. gogorath

    gogorath Member

    None
    United States
    May 12, 2019
    The Liverpool group is the Red Sox, right? At least they are competent. Most of the American owners that go overseas seem to be leaches (Kroenke, Glazers) rather than the aggressive US Owners who care about winning.
     
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  21. KALM

    KALM Member+

    Oct 6, 2006
    Boston/Providence
    I had no idea that Dest was getting a meaningful pre-season run-out right now (because unfortunately his thread is kind of hidden away in the Yanks Abroad forum).

    Is any other Ajax youth player getting minutes right now in their pre-season friendlies? I just looked at one of their recent lineups and he appeared to be the only non-first team player there. Unless he's been promoted to the first-team already (although wikipedia still has him with the youth team).
     
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  22. jond

    jond Member+

    Sep 28, 2010
    On My Squatty Potty
    Club:
    Levski Sofia
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Gio might get a legit shot at BVB's first team this season.
     
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  23. Pegasus

    Pegasus Member+

    Apr 20, 1999
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Well that doesn't even hold for MLS owners that are aggressive in other US sports (cough, cough Patriots, Kraft, Revs)
     
  24. gogorath

    gogorath Member

    None
    United States
    May 12, 2019
    Is he aggressive? I wonder if he just lucked into Belichek. The NFL is weird -- with the harder cap, you simply don't need to spend.

    I was thinking more about owners like the Warriors, Mark Cuban, Ballmer, the Red Sox -- owners who invest not just in money but analytics and pursue every which way to win.
     
  25. ChambersWI

    ChambersWI Member

    Nov 10, 2010
    Club:
    AC Milan
    I think it depends on the league too. The Americans who get involved in Italy seem to want to build things up more from the ground up.
     

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