By DAN KARELL
Jason Kreis and New York City FC won’t only have the financial backing and scouting resources of Manchester City, but they’ll also be able to bring some Man City players to Major League Soccer as well.
Checking in for the first time since moving to England to immerse himself in all things Man City, Jason Kreis revealed to Man City TV that NYC FC will be able to take four players on loan from Man City. It’s not yet clear whether those players would come to MLS as Designated Players or not.
“We’ll have the ability to take four players on loan from the club here,” Kreis said. “So I’m looking a lot at the younger players, the U-21s and the U-18s at the moment, and also the players that are out on loan. We have a very big interest in bringing some city players over to join us in New York and I certainly think that there is the talent there and the ambition is there as well.
“We’ll have to get with some of those guys over the next six months to a year and see whether or not that would be something they would like as well.”
A longer version of Kreis’ interview is expected to be released later this week.
Watch the video after the jump (starting at :58):
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