Sadi Jalali and Kianz Froese Gonzalez won’t be on the pitch next Monday when FC Edmonton ends its holiday break reconvenes its off-season training.
FCE confirmed Thursday that, as scheduled, the two teenagers have ended their training stints with the club.
Jalali and Froese Gonzalez had been training with FC Edmonton before the Christmas break after signing unique deals in early November. Both had committed to join German clubs — Jalali with Kaiserslautern and Froese Gonzalez with FSV Mainz. But, while they waited for the paperwork to be processed and the January international transfer window to open, the duo agreed to join FCE. The deal? That both would pledge their North American pro futures to FCE. So, if the German deals fell through, the players’ rights would revert back to FCE.
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