Lastly on the MLS front, this Jermaine Jones saga is weird. No one understands MLS’ “allocation” process, except MLS and maybe Alexi Lalas, but seriously, why can’t the league just sign Jones already? The World Cup is long over and he could’ve been playing for an MLS team all this time. Who is dragging their feet in this deal? If Jones wants to keep playing pro soccer anywhere, why would he allow such a long delay? If MLS isn’t going to work out, he’s already missed the beginning of the Euro league seasons. Strange stuff.
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