SALGADO TO TRAIN WITH EVERTON
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BRIAN SCIARETTA - Monday, September 27, 2010
YA has learned that US U20 forward Omar Salgado will be heading to England to train with Premier League team Everton from September 27 until October 8.

Salgado, 17, has signed a Generation Adidas contract with MLS where he will enter into the 2011 SuperDraft in January.

The 6'4 striker expected to be one of the top picks in the draft.

Salgado made headlines over the summer when he left his previous club, Chivas de Guadalajara, to join the US U20 national team.

The Mexican club has a long standing policy of only employing players eligible and willing to play for the Mexican national team.

Being unable to play for both Chivas and the US U20 national team, Salgado chose the US U20 team where he has been a regular contributor including scoring the game winning goal against China in the team's opening game in the Milk Cup.

Salgado will be the second U20 star to train with Everton recently. University of Maryland and U20's goalkeeper Zac MacMath trained with the club prior the start of the NCAA season.
Joel Perez
Friday October 8, 2010 10:39 am
Omar, Congrats, so glad you're a smart young Man and you decided to leave Chivas and integrate yourself into US Soccer.......Yanks United!
Voltron
Wednesday October 6, 2010 2:54 am
Hey why not get some training at a top flight team, it should only improve his game.
Ed C.
Thursday September 30, 2010 8:50 am
how can they sign him? he won't get a work permit unless he has a grandparent or someone from an EU nation. what's the point in this? i don't see him breaking into the US Nats and playing enough there to be eligible to play in england either!
Graham
Thursday September 30, 2010 5:22 am
I would advise Omar to touch base with Landon Donovan & Tim Howard. Both have experienced the intensity of the Premiership with Everton, and have first hand up to date knowledge of the situation at the club & league. I really hope Donovan comes back to us end of your season, we enjoyed his stay at EFC. Think hard Omar & think BLUE !
Speed Elf
Tuesday September 28, 2010 11:21 am
AWESOME ! ! ! Good Luck Omar from a fellow El Pasoan! Work hard and learn as much as you can. I hope to see you battling for a slot on USMNT for Brazil 2014!
Tommy
Monday September 27, 2010 1:27 pm
Good Luck Omar! I hope the Toffees sign you. Better yet, I hope you make the the senior USMNT. Dale dale dale U - S - A!
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