Houston Dynamo, and United States national team member, center back Geoff Cameron is being courted by Stoke City of the English Premiere League. Cameron is only 26-years-old and is one of the best players at his position in North America.
Stoke City has approached Major League Soccer about purchasing Cameron's contract from the Dynamo. Dynamo president Chris Canetti and coach Dominic Kinnear have both acknowledges that there have been talks between Stoke City in acquiring Cameron:
"I would say some dialogue has opened up in terms of what it might take to get it done," Canetti said. "We haven't made an official offer. They haven't made an official. I don't know how serious they are or if they're just kicking the tires. Right now there's just initial dialogue that's starting up."
This would be a big blow for the Dynamo as Cameron has been with the team over the past five seasons and is their best player. Kinnear knows that it is inevitable that Cameron will leave the Dynamo and he will have to find a replacement:
"There is interest," Kinnear said. "So if it does happen, you have to deal with it. You're lucky you have people like Jermaine Taylor and Andre Hainault. If it does happen we'd probably have to look within MLS or elsewhere for another center back."
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