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Report: Jose Salvatierra latest Costa Rican to show interest in MLS move

UPDATEYashin Quesada reported on Wednesday that Salvatierra has elected to re-sign with Alajuelense on a three-year deal, citing his desire for stability ahead of the final push for a spot on Costa Rica's 2018 World Cup squad. However, it's noteworthy that the update reports that he and agent Kurt Morsink have inserted a "rescission clause" into the contract should he desire to move abroad in the future. 


Costa Rican international and LD Alajuelense captain Jose Salvatierra is deliberating between offers from MLS clubs or a return to his domestic league, reports Costa Rican outlet Yashin Quesada.

A year ago, Salvatierra agreed to a move to FC Dallas, but a failed physical precipitated a return to Costa Rica's top flight.

The 28-year-old outside back is currently out of contract with the 29-time Costa Rican champions. His reported interest in MLS follows a growing trend of Costa Rican internationals finding a home in the US or Canada.

Take September's shock 2-0 World Cup qualifying upset over the US national team at Red Bull Arena. Seven MLS-based players featured on Ticos manager Oscar Ramirez's 23-man roster, including Marco Urena, whose brace dealt what may have been the death blow to the US's qualifying chances. 

With Ulises Segura signing a deal with D.C. United this month and New York City's Ronald Matarrita returning from a broken foot at the end of this season, as many as 10 MLSers could represent the Ticos in Russia next summer if Salvatierra moves to MLS.

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