Report: River Plate president expects Argentine midfielder Estaban Cambiasso to go to MLS
Could Esteban Cambiasso be the next World Cup veteran to join the ranks of MLS?
A report out of Argentina opens the possibility that the Inter Milan midfielder could be on his way after the conclusion of his current contract this summer.
According to a Monday report from Argentine news agency Télam, River Plate president Rodolfo D'Onofrio said that he wants to bring Cambiasso back to the Buenos Aires club, but that his efforts will be thwarted by what he expects to be a move to MLS.
Télam quotes D'Onofrio as saying Cambiasso "will not come [to River Plate] because he will definitely play in the United States."
Cambiasso, 33, has been at Inter since 2004, winning five Serie A league titles and the UEFA Champions League crown in 2009-10. The holding midfielder has been an ever-present for the Nerazzurri over the last decade. Prior to that, he played at Real Madrid, River Plate, and Independiente.
An Argentine international, Cambiasso played in the 2006 World Cup, but was controversially left off the 2010 World Cup roster by then-coach Diego Maradona. His last tournament experience for Argentina was in the 2011 Copa América.