A closer look at what’s next for Reyna, Tillman, and the rest of the American loanees

The European season is in its final weeks and for many U.S. men’s national team stars and squad players, the future looks very unknown at club level.

Gio Reyna, Malik Tillman, and Sergino Dest headline the lengthy list of American loanees who will head back to their parent clubs this summer. Reyna is in the midst of a relegation fight with Nottingham Forest but doesn’t look set to stay at the City Ground after this season.

Tillman and Dest are both set to become champions of the Eredivisie this spring before heading into unknown futures. While both players have excelled in Holland this season, Dest’s long-term knee injury will force him to wait and see what happens with his parent club Barcelona.

Tillman, who signed a contract extension with Bayern Munich last year, might be in the plans for the Bundesliga side next season.

Paxten Aaronson, Brenden Aaronson, and Gabriel Slonina are just an added handful of Americans who also will be wondering what’s next after respective loan spells this season.

Here is a closer look at each of the American players on loan in Europe and what could be next for them:

Gio Reyna

Gio Reyna’s loan move to Nottingham Forest originally looked to be great news for the American attacker, but the 21-year-old’s time in England hasn’t lived up to expectations.

Reyna has made only 10 appearances for Nottingham Forest this year, registering one assist in Premier League play. After missing some time due to injury, Reyna has featured more frequently of late, playing 50 minutes or more in two of his last three appearances.

Reyna struggled for time during the first half of the season with Borussia Dortmund and after a frustrating period in England this spring, a move away from Germany might be his best chance of earning a starting job consistently for club and country.

Sergino Dest

Sergino Dest might not finish his loan spell with PSV on the field, but the fullback’s…


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Author : Larry Henry Jr

Publish date : 2024-04-30 21:04:20

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