Irecent years, major league soccer is beginning to emerge as a hotbed of exciting young talent. Overseas clubs are also paying attention, and there are players such as the following. Sergio Dest (playing with milan As Barcelona), Gabriel Slonina (Chelsea), Joe Scully (Borussia Mönchengladbach), and Yunus Musa (Valencia) among the burgeoning American stars playing in Europe.
Seattle Sounders pair Obed Vargas and Reed Baker-Whiting The next American youngster may jump into European soccer.They are reported to have attracted interest from Premier League club wolverhampton wanderers Before the summer transfer market opens abroad.
Who are Vargas and Baker Whiting?
Baker Whiting Debuted in Seattle in 2021 at the age of 15. He’s 18 now and has played nine games for Seattle. MLS Since then he has been with Seattle, where he has proven his ability to play not only at right-back but also across the midfield line.German bundesliga ~ side Freiburg I saw him in training last winter during the MLS offseason.
defensive midfielder VargasThe 17-year-old hopes to showcase his abilities at the upcoming U-20 World Cup in Argentina.he invaded sounder He returned to the first team in 2022, but a back injury ended his season prematurely. He has made 20 MLS appearances this season and has one assist in 278 minutes.
Wolf sent at least one scout to the Seattles lumen field An offer doesn’t seem imminent, but I’d like to report back on the pair.
Seattle’s Strong Program
Vargas and Baker Whiting Local players and products. sounder‘ school.Both players grit their teeth Tacoma Defiance, Seattlereserve team and has played in the second and third divisions of US soccer.
Historically, the Sounders are one of the most successful teams in the world. MLS.Seattle won MLS Cup They won the championship twice, and in 2022 they became the first American team to do so. CONCACAF Champions League. Seattle is now the top Western Conference team in 2023 with 23 points from 12 games.