BRIAN SCIARETTA - Monday, July 18, 2011
Earlier this year, Gale Agbossoumonde joined Swedish Allsvenskan club Djurgarden on a six month loan but over the weekend the club announced it would not keep the central defender past this month.

Djurgarden press officer Jonas Riedel confirmed the news to YA on Monday morning.

Agbossoumonde, 19, turned professional in 2009 when he signed with Brazilian sports based management company Traffic Sports and his loan to Djurgarden was his second loan. In January 2010 Agbossoumonde went on loan to Portuguese club Sporting Braga for six months.

During his loan to Djurgarden, Agbossoumonde made eight appearances and seven starts. His last appearance was on May 29 when he played a full 90 in a 1-0 loss to IFK in the Swedish Cup and his last appearance in a league game was on May 26 in a 1-0 loss to Elfsborg.

Since Agbossoumonde departed from the lineup, Djurgarden have lost only once in seven games and have won five times. The loan will expire on July 31 but Djurgarden have said they will not stand in his way if he finds another club before then.
Mike E
Tuesday July 19, 2011 2:01 pm
Seems that this one needs to come home. When your foreign team goes 5-1-1 with you OUT of the lineup, it's time to scram.
Monday July 18, 2011 3:51 pm
It seems that the word "potential" is applied to many of the younger players in the talent pool who are not turning that potential into solid performance. Too many of our young players seem to be bouncing from one club to another without impressing these clubs or improving their skills. The move to Eurpoe seems to be a negative for most at an age when they need to find a stable place to grow and develop. Under 21 and overseas seems to a recipe for failure more than success unless the player already has a connection to that country (Diskrudd and some of the German players come to mind)
Monday July 18, 2011 11:27 am
ahhh.... what? So is he leaving or staying? If Traffic Sports owns his contract, how would Djurgarden stand in his way of a transfer? I haven't the foggiest idea what your trying to say in this article.

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