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Makelele Heading to MLS?

Published reports indicate out of favor Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele is pondering a move to the MLS. Makelele had retired from the France National Team but then unretired for a Euro qualifier which set off a firestorm in Stamford Bridge. Makelele stated he feels he can continue to play for France if he moves stateside.


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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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2 Responses to Makelele Heading to MLS?

  1. Zizou06 says:

    This would be a big move. I don’t see it happening, but it would be a big news.

    I think that this would be a great selling point for players that have conflicts between their national teams and their club teams.

  2. tyduffy says:

    I can actually see it happening. For a player of his caliber, he can’t leave Chelsea for a mid-table side. He is going to struggle to get games at Chelsea. If he still wants to play a few more years, it makes sense.

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