Both Steven Goff’s Soccer Insider and Soccer By Ives are reporting this morning that former Galaxy defender Greg Vanney will return to the Galaxy today in a deal with D.C. United, which owns his rights.
With rookie Sean Franklin and EPL veteran Celestine Babayaro installed as the de facto Galaxy full backs could this spell the end for central defender Abel Xavier? The Galaxy won’t need (or can afford) two aging and expensive central defenders. And who will play alongside Vanney? Troy Roberts?
No confirmation from the Galaxy’s blog, which apparently busied itself Wednesday moving San Luis Obispo from the state’s Central Coast to Southern California. Must have comes as a shock to the folks up there.
The exodus of young players may be continuing for the Galaxy this morning.