HOUSTON - APRIL 10: Geoff Cameron #20 of the Houston Dynamo hustles to save the ball from going out of bounds against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Robertson Stadium on April 10, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Houston Dynamo's Geoff Cameron Heading To Stoke City Of The EPL

The Houston Dynamo could be losing one of their best player in Geoff Cameron who is garnering interest from Stoke City of the EPL.

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MLS, Stoke City Have Agreed On Transfer Price For Dynamo's Geoff Cameron

The process of Stoke City acquiring Houston Dynamo midfielder Geoff Cameron has been a long process, but the end is upon the horizon. According to Yanks Abroad MLS and Stoke City have agreed to terms of the transfer:

"The transfer price is now agreed to," a source told YA on Friday. "The personal terms between Geoff Cameron and Stoke are now almost complete."

The dollar amount is not known but it is estimated that the transfer fee is approximately $2.5 million. Both the MLS and Dynamo will share that fee.

Cameron is working to obtain his work permit because since he has not played in 75 percent of the United States national team's official games over the past two years, so he must win one on appeal. His appeal is scheduled on Aug. 3, but it seems more of a formality since multiple American players have recently won their appeals.

Also, the fact that Cameron is already negotiating a contract with Stoke City means he should win his appeal.

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Dynamo's Geoff Cameron In Starting Lineup Against D.C. United, Transfer To Stoke City Still In Negotiations

Reports about Houston Dynamo sending Geoff Cameron to Stoke City have been changing by the moment, and there was a report prior to the weekend saying that a deal was done.

However, Cameron was in the starting lineup for the Dynamo Sunday night as they are taking on D.C. United. Cameron had asked to be held out the teams prior two games due to a hamstring injury, but he made himself available to play midfielder instead of his normal center back position.

With Cameron in the lineup it means that there is no deal in place between the MLS and Stoke City. The main hold up is the transfer fee that Stoke City is to pay for Cameron. Reports are that the two sides are about $1 million apart.

Currently the game is at the half and the Dynamo are leading D.C. United 2-0.

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There Are Conflicting Reports About Geoff Cameron Joining Stoke City

Houston Dynamo's center back Geoff Cameron is attempting to head overseas to play for Stoke City of the English Premiere league, but it has been a long and complicated process in negotiating the transfer. There was one report that said that the MLS had agreed to send Cameron to Stoke City for just under $3 million according to Brian Sciaretta.

However, the Houston Chronicle's Jesus Ortiz immediately disputed that report with quotes from Dynamo team president Chris Canetti saying that the MLS has has not agreed to a deal that would send Cameron to Stoke City:

The MLS has tried to convince Cameron to stay in the MLS, but he feels that he has outgrown the MLS and wants to take his career to the EPL. Cameron is also grateful for his time he spent in the league with the Dynamo:

"I've loved it here in Houston these last five years, five seasons," he said. "But I think what's the best for my career and for what I want to do in my life, I want to take the next step. These opportunities don't come often."

That's not to say Cameron isn't grateful for the opportunity he got with the Dynamo.

"I can't thank Dom (Kinnear), (former Dynamo assistant) John Spencer and the staff enough for what they did and Chris Canetti too for what they've done for me to get me up to be put in this position," Cameron said. "But obviously it benefits both of us if I leave and they get money to spend on other players."

The Dynamo are fine in sending Cameron to Stoke City, because they will receive a portion of the transfer fee, but with the MLS being a single-entity league the deal must go through the MLS since they own all of the contracts. Some feel that the MLS maybe trying to over value Cameron as they have done in the past with other players to land a few more bucks.

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Houston Dynamo's Geoff Cameron Being Courted By Stoke City Of English Premiere League

The Houston Dynamo could be losing one of their best player in Geoff Cameron who is garnering interest from Stoke City of the EPL.

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