Jermaine Jones Sees Himself In MLS

Jermaine Jones Sees Himself In MLS

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On August 13, 2013
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  • Features, Jermaine Jones
Could Jermaine Jones be a DP in MLS in 2014? (Paul Frederiksen-USA TODAY Sports)

Could Jermaine Jones be a DP in MLS in 2014? (Paul Frederiksen-USA TODAY Sports)

The doors that Clint Dempsey opened may soon send a flood of other American players playing abroad back home.

According to Jermaine Jones — currently contracted to Schalke 04 — could be the next player abroad to come home. And he may come as soon as next year.

That was Jones, as part of a U.S. Soccer Twitter Q&A ahead of Wednesday’s USMNT friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina (2:30 pm ET, ESPN2/UniMas, live chat on MLSsoccer.com).

Jones has a 14-year professional career in the top divisions in Germany and England already under his belt and could make a World Cup squad next summer in Brazil.

The price for Jones? Probably a Designated Player contract.

I’m fairly certain there are a number of teams that would be interested in lining up for Jones’ services for 2014.

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