Loose Cannon!: Reggie at Boavista FC (Portugal)

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  1. punintended_13

    punintended_13 Member+

    Atlanta United
    Mar 22, 2010
    Atlanta, GA
    Club:
    New York Red Bulls
    Sources tell CBS Sports that several Liga MX clubs want him and that there are multiple offers for the player at the moment.

    This seems concrete. More than just regular "interest".
     
  2. ielag

    ielag Member+

    Jul 20, 2010
    Pass. He’ll have better options in Europe soon enough.
     
  3. TxEx

    TxEx Member+

    Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace, FC Dallas
    Aug 19, 2016
    DFW
    Club:
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    I seriously doubt Dallas will sell him to Mexico now when they can sell him to Europe next season for more money. Besides I'm sure he'd prefer Europe over Mexico.
     
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  4. kruck

    kruck Member+

    Jan 12, 2008
    Houston, TX
    Club:
    SV Werder Bremen
    I always have a hard time finding the specifics of MLS contracts.

    Anyone know how much longer this dude has on his current contract?
     
  5. ielag

    ielag Member+

    Jul 20, 2010
    He just finished his 2nd year, so either 2 or 3 years left.
     
  6. largegarlic

    largegarlic Member+

    Jul 2, 2007
    Yeah, while Liga MX is still better than MLS, that gap is getting pretty small at this point, and players don't seem to move from Liga MX to Europe all that often. So, it seems like he'd settling for a slightly better league for the foreseeable future and potentially decreasing his chances of a Euro move.
     
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  7. ttrevett

    ttrevett Member+

    Apr 2, 2002
    Atlanta, GA
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I was listening to a pundit the other day on Sirius/WM FC that was speaking about the issue that players in the Mexican league have with movement to European clubs. There is some issue about contracts in Mexico where the possible transfer fee does not become any less even when the contract is in its last year, so it is really expensive for clubs outside of Mexico to purchase these players. The players are starting to organize somehow to combat this, but it is a significant stumbling block for players contracted to Mexican clubs.

    While the single entity system in MLS seems to be an issue for MLS players getting a transfer, it seems to be a problem for other professional leagues as well. It's always a problem of the employee who seems to always be at the whim of the employer. Pays to be wealthy.
     
  8. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    Could you clarify this? The transfer fee is a negotiated figure that's agreed upon between buyer and seller, so I'm not sure what this is suggesting.

    If the argument is that Mexican clubs prefer not to sell players with expiring contracts in some way that distinguishes them from other clubs around the world, I suppose that is interesting, though it also seems somewhat logical that once you've paid out the bulk of a player's contract, and he meets your requirements, you might be less likely to let him go on a short-term basis unless the return was meaningful and you had a reasonable shot at an economically acceptable replacement.
     
  9. ttrevett

    ttrevett Member+

    Apr 2, 2002
    Atlanta, GA
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Dave, I don't understand the intricacies of the Mexican professional soccer contracts, but my understanding from that pundit was that there is something very atypical about the structure of the contracts in Mexico that deviates from the typical contracts that make a player worth less on the market if his contract has only 1 or 2 years remaining as opposed to 4-5 years. So waiting until a player has a short term deal so that he is cheaper is not an option for players contracted in Mexico. This makes it tougher for Euro clubs to afford and take a flier on players in that league, which is obstructing the movement of young Mexican talent to overseas clubs. The topic of the discussion was the development of the Mexican national team and the split between foreign based and local players.
     
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  10. ielag

    ielag Member+

    Jul 20, 2010
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  11. Pegasus

    Pegasus Member+

    Apr 20, 1999
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Wow, never heard of this. They kept it completely hidden.
     
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  12. eliwood

    eliwood Member+

    Jul 25, 2016
    I believe it came up when Matias Almeyda went to SJ. The same rules apply for managers, so it prevented him from becoming the Mexican NT manager
     
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  13. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
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  14. TheFalseNine

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    United States
    Jul 15, 2014
    Norman, Okla.
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
     
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  15. ArsenalMetro

    ArsenalMetro Member+

    United States
    Aug 5, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    If the money's right, sure. If not, no rush. Anderlecht is in a pretty bad place right now with no European play, so it shouldn't be a destination of choice this season.
     
  16. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Update from The Athletic ($):

    Here are a few updates ahead of what should be a wild, wild winter in MLS.

    Reggie Cannon drawing interest from England

    FC Dallas defender Reggie Cannon has drawn serious interest from two clubs in England, one in the Premier League and another in the Championship, according to a source.

    Dallas would love to sign the U.S. international to a new deal, but they understand that it could be difficult to pay the 21-year-old the type of salary he could command in Europe. The source said that Dallas is hesitant to pay Cannon the kind of cash they recently gave to fellow academy product Paxton Pomykal,...


    https://theathletic.com/1361057/2019/11/08/
     
  17. ArsenalMetro

    ArsenalMetro Member+

    United States
    Aug 5, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    My UK work permit eligibility tracking matters here!

    Cannon needs to appear in one of the November matches to be eligible for a work permit, assuming the US stays in the FIFA top 30. If the US drops out of the top 30, he will not be eligible in January, because he is exceedingly unlikely to succeed on appeal.

    If you have a vested interest in this move, you've got something to root for next week.
     
  18. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Another source said that a loan back to FCD might be in the works if the UK work permit doesn't come through.
     
  19. Jazzy Altidore

    Jazzy Altidore Member+

    Sep 2, 2009
    San Francisco
    Club:
    Los Angeles Galaxy
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    what source
     
  20. BostonRed

    BostonRed Member+

    Oct 9, 2011
    Somerville, MA
    Club:
    New England Revolution
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  21. thedukeofsoccer

    thedukeofsoccer Member+

    Jul 11, 2004
    Wussconsin
    Club:
    AFC Ajax
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Berhalter hurt him by not using him in the Candida match and instead employing Yedlin + Lovitz.

    But you have to think he'd still qualify this winter at this trajectory because of previous work in the GC and NL. If you want a core heavily in Europe when games count the most and players will be under pressure in qualifying, this is what you take into consideration.

    Or if you want him to stay in MLS, don't care, or are like figure it out on your own, even though rules and logic say you can't; you don't take those things under consideration and play a random unit, one who's already in Europe, MLS lifers, or even outright sabotage.
     
  22. dougtee

    dougtee Member+

    Feb 7, 2007
    the athletic article does raise the buy with a loan to get more senior caps angle
     
  23. Sufjan Guzan

    Sufjan Guzan Member+

    Feb 13, 2016
    If He MoVeS tO tHe ChAmPiOnShIp WoN't He StRuGgLe To GeT cAlLeD uP?

    cAlL iT tHe LoViTz/LiChAj EfFeCt
     
  24. wrench

    wrench Member+

    May 12, 2007
    NYC
    Club:
    Arsenal FC

    Interesting point.
     

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