Toronto FC and U.S. national team striker Jozy Altidore could be headed back to Europe, a source with knowledge of the situation has told ESPN FC.
Altidore, 28, has drawn the interest of a club in Ligue 1 as well as one in Serie A, the source said, but the Italian transfer window closed on Friday evening with no word of a deal.
The French window doesn't close until the end of this month, providing some more time to get a deal done should interest persist.
Altidore's agent, Lyle Yorks, didn't respond...
Jozy Altidore scored a hat trick to help Toronto FC win the Canadian Championship for a third consecutive year with a 7-4 aggregate triumph after a 5-2 second-leg victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night.
Sebastian Giovinco had a goal and two assists and Tosaint Ricketts added a late goal for Toronto, following the 2-2 draw last week in Vancouver in the first leg of the cup final.
Toronto was already leading 4-0 on the night when Kei Kamara and Brek Shea scored goals in the second...
Despite holding a man advantage for much of the game, visiting New York City FC needed a late goal from Ismael Tajouri-Shradi to clinch a 3-2 win over 10-man Toronto FC on Sunday at BMO Field.
In the 88th minute, Tajouri-Shradi's hard left-footed shot from outside the box flew into the net, finally putting NYCFC on top for good after the visitors twice surrendered leads earlier in the match.
The goal was Tajouri-Shradi's team-leading 10th of the season. His ninth was a grounder of a shot in the...