American Exports: Clubs interested in taking Clark on loan
AMSTERDAM — Surplus Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Ricardo Clark is busy weighing a handful of winter loan options, MLSsoccer.com has learned.
After starting last season's final five Bundesliga matches under Christoph Daum, the 28-year-old has appeared in just one of 13 second-flight games under new boss Armin Veh this term.
Sources have indicated to MLSsoccer.com that 2.Bundesliga survivalists Ingolstadt, who currently employ fellow US international Edson Buddle, were among the teams that could move for Clark in January. His agent would reveal Clark's suitors, but said there were several clubs interested in his services including one Bundesliga side.
"There's interest from two clubs in Germany, and maybe a third," Clark's rep, Lyle Yorks, told MLSsoccer.com. "There's also some interest elsewhere in Europe. He should be able to find a loan deal in January."
Clark has worked 16 league and cup contest for Eintracht Franfurt since arriving from the Houston Dynamo in January of 2010, with several of his appearances coming in central defense. Eintracht currently stand second, two points off the 2.Bundesliga lead, ahead of Monday's trip to Erzgebirge Aue.