Sounders GM Garth Lagerwey spoke today about the acquisition of midfielder Eric Friberg. But not surprising, talk quickly turned to a potential next signing, in light of the new MLS roster rules and the open transfer window.
Here’s some of what he had to say:
On another move: I appreciate the ongoing speculation. I understand why there’s so much interest. But we’ve got to be focused just on our team here in Seattle. We might ultimately do something, we might not. We’re going to look, but we’re always looking. Right now we haven’t had a great run of results. And again, we’re going to take a long-term view at what’s good for our team. But we need to be focused on the guys that are here. If that changes at some point, then it changes and we’ll adjust. But I think it’s important for us to remember now that the guys who play on the weekends are the guys who are on our team right now, and something that you read in a foreign media outlet or somebody that we made a phone call with, those are just conversations, they happen in normal course of business. It might come off and it might not.
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