DELPICCOLO EYES MLS MOVE
RECAPS
EXTRA TIME
BRIAN SCIARETTA - Wednesday, May 15, 2013
After signing a short six month deal with Eintracht Frankfurt in January, American midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo has informed the club he will not be returning next season.

DelPiccolo, 21, was drafted by the Montreal Impact in the second round with the 27th pick of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft but elected to begin his career with Eintract Frankfurt.

With his contract set to expire soon, the Colorado native prefers a move to MLS as the next step in his career. Montreal still own his rights and he has been in contact with the Impact during his time in Germany.

"Paolo recently informed Eintracht that at the end of the season he would like to continue his career elsewhere," DelPiccolo's agent Ted Philipakos told YA on Wednesday. "At this point, Paolo's preference is to join MLS rather than remain in Europe. As you know, Montreal have Paolo's rights, and we've kept in contact with Montreal over the last few months. I'm sure we'll work out what's best for everyone within the next few weeks or so."

While he will be leaving the team soon, DelPiccolo was productive playing for Eintracht Frankfurt's U-23 team. Since the team resumed from winter break on February 22, DelPiccolo made six appearances (five starts), helping the team move from last place to 14th.
Bigbird
Saturday June 1, 2013 3:36 pm
The Impact made it clear that they wanted him, and he's coming to play when he's done with his season. There is no way he will be traded. The Impact took a big chance with him, as they were not sure if he's goong to play in germany or not and now it's time to cash in the risk. Most of the MLS teams didn't want to spend a draft choice on him because the risk was too high. He's a real good player and if he didn't plan to have a try in germany, he would have neen drafted in the top 5.
shaneshaneFC
Saturday May 25, 2013 8:10 pm
wasnt this the kid who was trash talking MLS?
Germanfootball
Sunday May 19, 2013 9:34 am
Anybody know why he's leaving germany after just 6 months?
2tone
Wednesday May 15, 2013 12:29 pm
This is strange? IS he hoping to work out a deal with Montreal to send him to another team? Maybe the Rapids?
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