Schelotto Could Have Been Yours New England…Oh Really?

Schelotto Could Have Been Yours New England…Oh Really?

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On June 18, 2007
  • 2 Comments

Why yes…the famed Guillermo Barros Schelotto could have been a member of the New England Revolution instead of the bottom of the barrel Columbus Crew. Schelotto put on a nice show this weekend in New England, leading his club back into a game that they were down 3-1 in to get a much needed draw on the road.

In a post match interview, Schelotto admitted to Boston-based soccer writer Gerardo Cordero that the Revs were in contact with him and they could have signed the Argentine star before the Crew did. Apparently, Revs coach Steve Nicol decided Schelotto wasn’t the type of player New England needed.

What? Don’t need a player who is probably one of the most dangerous midfielders in the league right now? Sure most people haven’t truly seen what Schelotto can do because of the lineup he is dealing with in Columbus but any team in their right mind would love to have a player like Schelotto. He may not play on the wing like New England was looking for him to do but at the end of the day he would have been a monster in that midfield helping out Twellman and Cristman and scoring gems of his own.
It’s possible New England has something up their sleeve now that the summer transfer window is open or they are just too damn stubborn to really admit anything like this.

  • brew

    I think Schelotto must be thinking what the hell he has gotten into. I feel bad for the guy – he's quality playing for a team that is not good. New England, if they had the chance to sign him, blew it.

  • brew

    I think Schelotto must be thinking what the hell he has gotten into. I feel bad for the guy – he’s quality playing for a team that is not good. New England, if they had the chance to sign him, blew it.