Seattle Sounders director Garth Lagerwey has stated that Clint Dempsey will be out for the rest of the season because of health issues.
This statement has put an end to speculations that the player could be back before the end of the year.
Garth Lagerwey confirms that Clint Dempsey has a health condition that they have been monitoring for some months now. Tests have shown that the forward has an irregular heartbeat that needs to be addressed now before it turns into a dangerous condition.
Garth Lagerwey said that Seattle Sounders still believe that the player will be back in the team next year. However, he added that they would not be putting any pressure on the player as his health is more important that the club. He admitted that it would be a big loss for the team but at the moment they need to focus on the treatment and ensure that there is no danger to the player’s health.
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Sigi Schmid says that Seattle Sounders are only a few inches away from getting back to winning ways.
The club has lost its opening three matches of the 2016 MLS campaign. The disastrous start means that Seattle Sounders are bottom of the Western Conference table. It is a position that few would have imagined to see Seattle in. Schmid has been successful when it comes to MLS over the years. He claims that the results are only result of poor confidence, but he has seen signs that the players are finally recovering.
The club are up against Montréal Impact in the next game and it could not have come at a much was time for Seattle Sounders. The opposition have made a good start to the season and currently top the Eastern conference table. Going up against a team inform is going to require the best performance from Seattle Sounders in order to get anything close to 3 points. Belief and confidence are the two key things that Seattle Sounders are lacking right now according to Sigi Schmid. The club needs to start winning matches soon or risk the possibility of seeing other teams put a substantial distance between them in the table. Continue reading “Sigi Schmid says that Seattle Sounders are only a few inches away from getting back to winning ways” →