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March 15, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Report: Kevin Parsemain set to sign with Sounders

Update: Parsemain did have a locker and a uniform number (No. 77) at CenturyLink Field, an indication that his signing is imminent. Kevin Parsemain was one of the more impressive players in Sounders FC’s preseason, netting three goals, which tied for the team lead. It looks like that performance will finally lead to a contract, according…

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February 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Rumor mill: Sounders after Costa Rican midfielder Jose Miguel Cubero?

Sounders FC fan Charles Lehman (follow him on Twitter) has proven very adept at finding international reports, and he has sleuthed out some stories from Costa Rica that Herediano midfielder Jose Miguel Cubero has interest from Major League Soccer (here and here). Lehman also retweeted a reporter from Costa Rica who noted that…

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February 20, 2014 at 3:43 PM

ESPN.com source: No truth to reports linking Didier Drogba to MLS move

Reports have been around for a few weeks linking former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, a veteran forward currently with Turkey’s Galatasaray, with a possible summer move to Sounders FC. Other reports have mentioned the New York Red Bulls were interested.

Well, ESPN.com’s Jeff Carlisle tweeted Thursday, citing an anonymous league source, that there is no truth to the rumors:

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February 19, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Rumor mill: Sounders reportedly offered Didier Drogba contract

Sounders FC continues to be linked with Galatasaray forward Didier Drogba in the Turkish media, and Sounder at Heart has passed along a report (translation required) that claims Seattle offered the Ivorian international a multimillion-dollar deal in January. The Sounders labeled the Drogba news as rumor earlier this month when multiple reports indicated…

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February 6, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Galatasaray on Didier Drogba: ‘If he wanted out, he would have let us known.’

A Galatasaray spokesman appeared to pour some cold water on Didier Drogba‘s reported summer move to Sounders FC, as quoted by the website Turkish-Football.com. beIN Sports and Total MLS had indicated Tuesday that the veteran forward was set to come to Seattle following the Turkish league season, when his current contract expires, but Galatasaray…

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January 31, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Report: Marco Pappa will join Sounders FC

The Sounders have until 1 p.m. Friday to claim midfielder Marco Pappa through the allocation order, and Guatemalan publication Nuestro Diario is reporting Seattle will do just that. Pappa’s representation is citing as the source. Reports have been out for several weeks now linking the Sounders the acquisition of the former Chicago standout. The Fire were also…

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January 30, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Ex-Sounder Erik Friberg signs with Italy’s Bologna

Reports out of Sweden recently had stated that the Sounders extended an offer to midfielder Erik Friberg, who played in Seattle in 2011. Well, Friberg is off to play for Italy’s Bologna, his agent announced Thursday on Twitter. Here is an internet translation: Erik Friberg ready for Bologna! A long but intense day had a happy ending. Congratulations…

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