ARIS CONFIRM ADU OFFER
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Greek club Aris Thessaloniki is looking to add its second American in a week as the club has extended an offer to Freddy Adu.

The current Benfica man had been loaned out to fellow Portuguese club Belenenses for the first part of this season, a move which turned out to be disappointing for the Maryland native. The failed spell at Belenenses also came on the heels of a season-long loan last year to French club AS Monaco where Adu saw very little playing time.

Last month Belenenses announced that they would be returning the former US Under-20 star to Benfica despite the fact that the two clubs had signed a contract through June 30, 2010.

However Aris has stepped in as a potential suitor and says that a deal is on the table for the well known 20-year old.

"The offer is true," confirmed Aris Press Officer Chrisanthos Tsaltidis to YA who explained that no other details could be made public at this time.

This week rumors from Adu himself via his Twitter account signaled that a move to Greece could be in the works, but Adu was still hesitant to divulge any additional details.

"No comment," Adu told YA regarding the potential move to Aris.

Should all parties sign off, Adu will join fellow yank Eddie Johnson in Thessaloniki for the Greek Super League club who currently sit sixth in the league standings.

Johnson was acquired in a loan from English Premiership club Fulham last week.