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DeJuan Jones thought of by Anderlecht as potential Sergio Gomez substitute

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Belgian giants Anderlecht are contemplating New England Revolution left-back DeJuan Jones as a possible substitute for the outgoing Sergio Gomez, 90min understands.

The Purple and White are bracing themselves for the departure of Gomez because the Spaniard nears a €10m-move to Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis, with the potential for then being loaned to Girona.

Since becoming a member of Anderlecht from Borussia Dortmund final yr, Gomez – who may function as an attacking midfielder – has notched seven objectives and 15 assists in 50 appearances throughout all competitions.

Capped 49 occasions for Spain throughout numerous youth ranges, Gomez would depart an apparent hole for Anderlecht to fill ought to he depart Fixed Vanden Inventory Stadium.

A supply with information of the state of affairs has instructed 90min that among the many doable replacements for Gomez is Revs left-back Jones. It is understood that negotiations stay within the very early phases, however that Anderlecht are exploring a everlasting deal, whereas the 25-year-old is eager on the transfer as a launchpad into European soccer.

Jones has grow to be a key participant for the Revs since his choice within the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, taking part in 103 occasions throughout all competitions and serving to Bruce Enviornment’s aspect win the Supporters’ Defend with a document factors whole final yr.

Sources inform 90min Jones is keen to make the bounce to Europe with a purpose to enhance his USMNT probabilities transferring ahead. The complete-back is but to be capped for the US, however did obtain his first senior call-up as a part of the group’s annual January coaching camp earlier this yr.

“Gregg [Berhalter] instructed me that I’ve surpassed the expectations that they had for me coming in, in order that’s actually good to listen to. I’m excited to be right here,” Jones stated of his USMNT expertise again in January.

Ought to he make the transfer to Brussels, Jones would be a part of Matt Miazga, Sacha Kljestan, and Kenny Saief on the record of Individuals to play for Anderlecht.

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