Paris Saint-Germain and Jese Rodriguez recently came to terms on a contract termination agreement, which made the Spanish forward a free agent. Jese was set to become a free agent at the end of the season, but in a campaign in which he made a mere two appearances over the first half of the season, the two sides decided to cut short the contract.
Jese has been linked with several clubs since departing from PSG, including La Liga side Valencia and Super Lig side Fenerbahce. However, the latter is not a team that is in contact with Jese, according to his agent in Gines Carvajal. Instead, there is one league that could be the forward’s next possible destination.
Carvajal spoke to AS about the recent links with Jese and the possibility of him joining Major League Soccer.
“No, there is no contact with Fenerbahçe, that information is incorrect, we’ve not been in contact with any Turkish club for that matter,” Carvajal said. “We are talking to a handful of clubs and one of those is an MLS team. Playing in the United States is a possibility for the player but we’re also talking to clubs in Spain and one other European outfit.”
While Carvajal did not pinpoint as to which exact MLS club is in contact with Jese, this could be a viable destination for the former PSG forward. However, there may not be many such clubs that could afford him, as he would likely sign as a designated player, which is a rule set for clubs to add players on wages beyond the league’s set maximum budget charge. And at the moment, there are not a bulk of teams with open designated player spots available, as each club is granted a total of three such slots per season.
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