Major League Soccer has become more relevant in recent years and more and more European clubs are setting their sights on American football, which has also increased its exports and this Friday, ESPN made known that the FC Barcelona has on its radar three young footballers who are currently active in MLS.
In accordance with ESPN, Barça has set its eyes on Gianluca Busio de Sporting Kansas City, Cade Cowell de San José Earthquakes y Brenden Aaronson, who is currently a member of the Philadelphia Union and that this Friday completed his signing for RB Salzburg of Austria.
Gianluca Bucio, barely 18 years old, has shone with the whole of Kansas City and he played in the last World Cup with the United States U17 National Team, for which he has already been polled by some European teams, especially Serie A, while Cade Cowell, 17, has 14 appearances and one goal in Major League Soccer, with the painting of San José Earthquakes.
For his part, the arrival of Aaronson to the painting directed by Jesse Marsch It could mean an even closer approach of the American to the greats of European footballAs the Austrian Bundesliga champions will play in the next UEFA Champions League, where the American youth could show his talent.
The Blaugrana team would contemplate adding one of the new MLS jewels to its squad, after having signed Sergiño Dest, who at just 19 years old became the first American to make his official debut with Barça, which also has Konrad De la Fuente among its ranks.
MLS is no stranger to Barcelona
Throughout history, La Masía players such as Bojan, Víctor Vázquez or the Dos Santos brothers have passed through MLS, while in 2018, Ballou Tabla was signed by Barcelona and after a year, he returned to the Montreal Impact. For his part, Caden Clark, a youth who emerged from New York Red Bull and who scored two goals in his first matches in MLS, also went through a Barça academy.