Connect with us

Jozy Altidore

Toronto FC Wins Race to Sign Jozy Altidore, Says Source


Toronto FC has won the race to sign US international striker Jozy Altidore from Sunderland, according to a report tonight by TSN.

Jermain Defoe reportedly passed a medical on Wednesday afternoon to clear the way for a move to Sunderland. Defoe’s transfer back to England is expected to be officially announced by the club in the next 24-48 hours.

However, it’s the news of Altidore’s return to MLS that has the hearts of USMNT and MLS fans racing. Despite being a flop in his two stints in England, many USA soccer fans know that Altidore is a much more talented footballer than his record at Sunderland suggests. All he needs is some confidence and a midfield creator (such as Michael Bradley) to give Altidore golden opportunities to score.

While Toronto look set to announce Altidore as the club’s newest signing, that’s disappointing news for fans of New York Red Bulls and Portland Timbers whose clubs were reportedly close to signing the former AZ Alkmaar striker.

For more details about the Altidore transfer, read the report on TSN as well as news that Toronto may be close to signing Sebastian Giovinco from Juventus.

200+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
  • Includes NBC, USA, FOX, ESPN, CBSSN & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
  • Price: $69.99/mo. for Entertainment package
  • Watch World Cup, Euro 2024 & MLS
  • Includes ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 + local channels
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
  • Price: $4.99/mo
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in Jozy Altidore

Translate »