Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina is the topic of severe interest from Europe, 90min comprehends.
The 17-year-old taken pleasure in an impressive increase at the end of the 2021 MLS season, beginning the Fire’s last 11 video games ahead of recognized primary Bobby Shuttleworth.
During that time, Slonina kept 4 tidy sheets and balanced 3.91 conserves per 90 minutes, a few of which were really impressive. Despite his childhood, Slonina has actually revealed genuine maturity – particularly offered how he’s dealt with the pressures of his position.
The American has actually considering that been rewarded with a number of call-ups to the United States Men’s National Team. Though he’s yet to bet Gregg Berhalter’s side and stays qualified for Poland, he does have 9 caps to his name throughout numerous youth levels.
His exceptional efficiencies in MLS have not gone undetected throughout the Atlantic either. Sources have actually exposed to 90min that clubs from Serie A and the German Bundesliga are preparing quotes for Slonina, while La Liga champs Atletico Madrid have actually currently met the gamer’s agents.
At this point, it stays uncertain whether Slonina plans to leave Chicago this winter season or line up a relocation later on down the line after acquiring additional experience in MLS.
Regardless, Slonina is the current in a long line of budding skills in MLS to draw the attention of clubs in Europe, with Ricardo Pepi leaving FC Dallas for Augsburg and Daryl Dike switching Orlando City for West Brom this January alone.
While Slonina has actually been associated with a training school with the USMNT, the Fire have actually started preparations for the 2022 MLS project, which they start away to Inter Miami on February 26.