Negotiations with Collins John ceased?
Posted 09 March 2010 - 11:57 PM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 12:13 AM
Chicago Fire negotiations with Collins John have broken down and 24-yr-old forward is planning to return to Europe, Insider has learned #mls
This puts a damper on my enthusiasm, I thought john was a Golden Boot candidate, I hope this doesn't fall through.
Posted 10 March 2010 - 02:34 AM
well the FO still sucks.
i was really hopping for john
Posted 10 March 2010 - 06:48 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 08:16 AM
I'd really like to hear more details, though, before I put any blame the FO.
Posted 10 March 2010 - 08:59 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:04 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 09:42 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:45 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:50 AM
Posted 10 March 2010 - 10:57 AM
I have to think this is merely negotiation tactics.
Posted 10 March 2010 - 11:21 AM
Having a good preseason camp can't put anyone, nevermind someone with his baggage, in position to go continent hopping to bigger and better things.
I can see him wanting a one year deal to re-prove himself and go back to Europe for bigger bucks. But a cursory glance at MLS tells one that this isn't how this league operates. You sign on for a couple, and if you do get offers after one good season then the team that took the chance on you gets something for their rolling the dice on you.
Hope Liam's right.
Posted 10 March 2010 - 11:59 AM
Obviously Frank and DLC feel as though he is not worth what he is asking and that we have enough tallent to win games without him. Or he has the baggage that was mentioned earlier and they feel he is just not worth the headache.
The worst case would be if the FO did not want the guy, but felt like they HAD to have him.
So for me, I am happy to see the FO pass on him if that really is the case.
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