FC Augsburg: Canadians can solve FCA problem

FC Augsburg: Canadians can solve FCA problem

FC Augsburg are said to be interested in 22-year-old Tajon Buchanan. He is one of the discoveries in the North American MLS. What is the liability?

on the defensive side of the left FC Bayern Munich A 20-year-old Canadian spins. Alfonso Davies impresses with technique and speed and stands out for the fact that players from North America have long been able to keep pace in top European football. Maybe it’ll get faster too soon FC Augsburg with a foreign player.

In any case, Canadian sports broadcaster TSN reports that Bundesliga club Tajon is showing increasing interest in Buchanan. According to media reports, the FCA has already offered to woo the 22-year-old to the Bundesliga. When asked, FCA did not want to comment on the transfer rumour.

In 2019, Buchanan made his MLS debut and played for the Canada national team in June.

Buchanan is currently under contract with the New England Revolution in American Major League Soccer (MLS). Buchanan played for the Syracuse Orange College team before being drafted for the Revolution and making his professional debut in January 2019. In the current era, the agile player has finally achieved success and is gaining attention. The winger has his share in the fact that New England leads the rankings. Buchanan has seven scorers in 15 missions.

FCA in training camp: Test match draw and anger at Danso

Photo: Klaus Rainer Krieger

He completed his first international in June and has been a permanent member of the Canadian team ever since. Buchanan currently competes in the Gold Cup, Central and North American Continental Championships. With Canada, Buchanan will face Mexico in the semi-finals there on Friday.

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Buchanan could travel to Europe after the tournament. Thereby the player should not only generate interest in FCA. According to media reports, Belgium’s Club Bruges, Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon and France’s RC Lens have spoken of making further offers. The club which is currently in talks with the FCA regarding the commitment of Kevin Danso. Buchanan had joined a German club in the spring without a name.

FCA trainer Marcus Vengierl would be happy to get reinforcements

fca-trainer Marcus Venzierli indicated at the training camp in Tyrol that he was not against reinforcements. In addition to central defence, full-back positions are among construction sites. Left-back Iago is training with the team again to see if he will be fit in time for the start of competitive play, but is unsure. Right-back Robert Gumney may have to go in the opposite direction and help out there. Substitute right-back Rafael Fremberger has been susceptible to injury in the past and has been dismissed repeatedly. For a commitment Buchanan also says that he can be used both defensively and offensively on the right.

Marcel de Jong (left) played for American and Canadian clubs after his time in Augsburg.

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Buchanan will not be the first Canadian to join FCA. In 2010 Marcel de Jong switched to the then second division team. Like Buchanan, the left-back was born in Ontario, but grew up in the Netherlands and has two nationalities. He left FCA in January 2015. De Jong ended his career in March after working in the US and Canada.

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FC Augsburg test against SpVgg Greuther Fürth at short notice

In the short term, FCA will test against Bundesliga-promoted SpVgg Greuther Fürth. The match will be played behind closed doors on Wednesday.

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