Deandre Yedlin threw out the first pitch at the Seattle Mariners game on Friday evening, stopping to pose with Seattle Seahawk Quarterback, Russell Wilson: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Italian Club Napoli Offers $3.4 million for Seattle Sounder Deandre Yedlin

The daily cycle of  Deandre Yedlin international interest is out, with Italian club Napoli looking to make a push for the MLS star.

The Deandre Yedlin transfer rumors get more complicated by the day. It has become somewhat convoluted with the latest report.

A new report out of Italy on Saturday suggesting Napoli has been pressing hard over the past 24 hours and have proposed a couple of options for the youngster. One of those options would be for Yedlin to play for a smaller club to adapt to Serie A. It is a step up in terms on competition and talent, and playing for a smaller club for a time, would allow Yedlin to adjust to that level of play, without some of the pressures associated with playing for a top-level club. It would also allow the premiere club, Napoli, to keep an extra EU spot, similar to international roster positions on MLS teams.

The second option being proposed by Napoli is for Deandre Yedlin to play another season in Seattle, and then come over next summer. Similar to the AS Roma proposal, it would allow Yedlin to develop another year at his home club before making the transition to a larger international club.

Earlier this week AS Roma had agreed in principle with MLS on a deal, but were unable to come to terms with the agent per the report, allowing for other teams to join the pool of interested clubs. The same report suggests Seattle is floating a figure in the neighborhood of $3.4 million for Yedlin. This would be contrary to earlier reports where the supposed offer numbers in the area of $4-6 million as a transfer fee.

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  • Michael Wandler

    The Sounders need to ask for a higher transfer fee, especially after all but giving Montero away.

    • http://Soundersnation.com Brian Stern

      I think all the fans want to have a higher transfer fee, however if this is what is being floated to international teams it may not get much higher. The argument is he should fetch between 6-8 million. However, it may end up being more in the 4-6 million range. With a probable one year loan back to Seattle for next year.