A look at the latest on the transfer front for several Canadians Abroad.Canada battled to a scoreless draw against the Americans on Sunday night in Toronto, a positive sign ahead of World Cup qualifying. Off the pitch, several players could be making moves as the transfer rumour mill continues to churn.
The will-he-or-won't-he saga of whether Junior Hoilett plans to join the country of his birth in its quest to reach the World Cup jumped up a few notches over the weekend, as the attacking starlet was spotted in the crowd at BMO Field watching Canada draw with the U.S.
It's a similar story on the club side, as Hoilett is out of contract with relegated Blackburn Rovers. The 21-year-old has no shortage of suitors from the Premier League and the Bundesliga, as well as a standing offer to return to Blackburn, although it seems as though Borussia Mönchengladbach has emerged as the frontrunner for his services, with one report out of Germany already declaring Hoilett's signing with 'Gladbach a done deal.
The youngster denied those claims on Sunday.
The 24-year-old goalkeeper went through a bit of a career renaissance when he secured a midseason loan to Romanian outfit FC Vaslui. Borjan backstopped his new team to a torrid late-season streak that shot Vaslui to second on the league table, which raised the obvious question of whether he'll be seeking a permanent move to Vaslui from Turkish side Sivasspor.
When asked about it during Canadian training camp in Toronto, Borjan said he had no preference between staying at Vaslui permanently or returning to Sivasspor, although he stated that the prospect of regular playing time would be a big factor in his decision.
It's been quite the ordeal for Canada's other Romanian-based player. Tosaint Ricketts has seen his club Politehnica Timişoara relegated last year due to financial irregularities - after winning the league and qualifying for the Champions League - and has been rumoured to have not been receiving payments from the team this season.
Ricketts is said to be actively seeking a new club somewhere in Europe.
Another player likely on the outs is Issey Nakajima-Farran, who ended his season with A-League champion Brisbane Roar in the coach's doghouse. The 28-year-old didn't even make the roster for Brisbane's Asian Champions League campaign, despite being one of the highly touted foreign signings for the club last summer.
Nakajima-Farran has been linked to a move back to Denmark, where he was last seen with AC Horsens, as well as some smaller clubs elsewhere in Europe.
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