With the MLS transfer window less than a month away, Toronto FC continue to search for the two designated players needed to help bolster their team. Whether it be Jermain Defoe, Gilberto or Samuel Eto’o, Ryan Nelsen will be hoping to clinch the deals that could set them up for an exciting 2014 season.
However, there is one potential signing that is currently flying under the radar, but could still provide the necessary evidence that Toronto FC are headed in the right direction. According to reports, they are in talks with Dwayne De Rosario about a possible return to Southern Ontario.
GM Tim Bezbatchenko has confirmed the four-time Canadian Player of the Year would fit the bill in terms of what they are looking for. He went on to say De Rosario is a possibility, while stressing it’s still early days.
Certainly, despite the new regime in Toronto, re-signing the 2011 MLS MVP would still be considered something of a surprise. De Rosario was traded to the New York Red Bulls after a public spat with team management over his salary.
Despite now being 35-years old, the Scarborough native would bring some welcome experience to Toronto FC. Playing primarily as an attacking midfielder, De Rosario has scored 137 goals during a career that started back in 1997.
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