After parlaying his electrical rookie season in MLS into an abroad loan to English Championship side Barnsley FC, Orlando City SC forward Daryl Dike is reportedly on the English Premier League radar.
That is in keeping with a report printed on Thursday from Leon Wobschall of the Yorkshire Put up, who spoke with Barnsley CEO Dane Murphy in regards to the arrival of the 20-year-old Dike and what it may imply for his future.
“When it turned identified that he was coming to us, there have been a number of Premier League teams who’ve reached out and said they’ll monitor him and they’ve him on their radar,” Murphy informed Wobschall. “We are going to see how that unfolds. However he was an unknown amount due to his first year in MLS and MLS is getting extra eyes on it.”
It is all of the continuation of Dike’s fast rise from the fifth total decide within the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. The College of Virginia product was a revelation in his first MLS marketing campaign, scoring eight goals and dishing out 4 assists in 1,224 minutes, serving to the Lions make the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the primary time since becoming a member of the league in 2015, and procuring his first US males’s national team cap within the Yanks’ 7-0 friendly rout of Trinidad and Tobago last week.
Dike is on loan with Barnsley for the remainder of the Championship season and may make his debut as soon as this Saturday against Derby County. Ought to he make a splash, interest within the player solely figures to surge. Curiously sufficient, Murphy informed Wobschall that Barnsley do have a purchase order choice to completely purchase Dike, however added that among the reported numbers on the payment had been inaccurate.
“I cannot go into element,” Murphy said. “Among the numbers being thrown round are just ‘foolish season.’ There’s a purchase possibility and Orlando needed a recall possibility in there.”