Freddy Adu

D.C. United refute Adu transfer report

his hometown club -- in late 2003. The Times reportedly contacted one of Adu's agents, Dan Segal of SportsNet LLC, who neither confirmed nor denied Adu's status as a Chelsea target.

"All I would like to say at this stage is that Freddy has obviously attracted a lot of interest internationally," Segal told The Times. "We are mindful of the fact that he will turn 17 in the summer. At this stage, nothing has truly been decided."

Adu played in 30 games last season for D.C., making 14 starts. He scored five goals and notched three assists. In his two-year career, Adu has totalled nine goals and nine assists in 55 games played.

Jason Halpin is a contributor to This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Soccer or its clubs.

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