D.C. United releases statement regarding the playing rights of Freddy Adu

Washington, D.C. - D.C. United today released a statement in response to media speculation that Freddy Adu's playing rights are to be sold in the immediate future.

"Freddy Adu is a member of D.C. United and we expect him to remain so through the 2007 season," said United President and CEO Kevin Payne. "Neither we nor the League has had any conversations with any club about a transfer of Freddy. Freddy knows the task before him this year is to continue to improve and become a game in, game out contributor to the success of D.C. United. We have great faith in his qualities, and we remain convinced that in time he will realize his potential and become a terrific player by any standard."

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