Here’s some of what coach Sigi Schmid and sporting director Chris Henderson had to say today about new Sounders midfielder Thomas of Brazil:
I think he gives us an attacking player who can play in wide positions, who’s a pretty good dribbler of the ball and technically pretty clean.
On if he might play Saturday at SKC: We might be a little bit shorthanded this weekend with Alonso out and Evans out as well with the national team. Oba had his nose today – surgery on his nose – so there’s a chance he could be out as well. So based on that I see him definitely in the 18.
Huge potential. Things have been a little bit of a struggle for him. We tried to get him once or twice and we were able to pull it off this time.
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