Report: Freddy Adu nearing move to Swedish club

Friday February 27th, 2015

Freddy Adu is nearing a deal to transfer to a club in the Swedish first division, according to a report from

Adu, 25, made his professional debut as a 14-year-old with D.C. United of Major League Soccer. He has since had stints with several clubs, including Benfica in Portugal and the Philadelphia Union of MLS.

Last year Adu trained with English club Blackpool but was not offered a contract. The U.S. international signed with Serbia's FK Jagodina last July and made one appearance as a substitute, but his stint with the club ended in December.

From the report:

Sources have confirmed to Goal USA that Adu is set to sign with a Swedish first-division club in a free transfer expected to be finalized in the coming days. The identity of the club has yet to be revealed, but sources have confirmed that a deal is imminent after more than two weeks of discussions. Once finalized, the move could be announced by next week.

Adu has not played for the U.S. men's national team since the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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