UPDATE (Feb. 28, 1:45 pm ET): Newcastle midfielder Kyle Scott has arrived within the United States forward of a reported trial with FC Cincinnati, the Shields Gazette reviews. The 23-year-old will bear a seven-day quarantine interval earlier than becoming a member of the membership for preseason. FC Cincinnati are anticipated to launch their preseason schedule and roster Monday.
FC Cincinnati are in discussions with Newcastle midfielder Kyle Scott, a supply confirmed to MLSsoccer.com. Pete O’Rourke first reported the information over the weekend.
A supply provides the discussions are round a preseason trial first earlier than any contract is signed. Queen City Press’ Laurel Pfahler reviews that Newcastle are in search of a “giant sell-on clause” in any deal.
FC Cincinnati are set to begin preseason on March 8, with players reporting on March 1 for a seven-day quarantine interval, medical exams and testing previous to coaching kicking off.
Scott, 23, is a former US youth international. He spent nearly all of his youth career in Chelsea’s academy and made one look for the senior team, in a 2018 FA Cup match. He made 41 appearances with the Chelsea U-23s and spent a season on loan within the Netherlands with second-tier membership Telstar. He made 14 appearances on loan, after which his contract was not renewed with Chelsea.
He signed with Newcastle in the summertime of 2019 however has but to make a matchday squad in any competition for the primary team, making 17 appearances with the membership’s U-23 squad.
Cincinnati’s offseason is well underway, with the membership already buying and selling for left back Ronald Matarrita and signing Brazilian youth international Brenner in some of the costly offers in league history. They’ve additionally been linked with former D.C. United midfielder Lucho Acosta.