Previous
Borussia Dortmund
Espanyol
0
0
ESPN3 LIVE 43'
Game Details
Milton Keynes Dons
Leicester City
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Puebla
Morelia
12:00 AM UTC Jul 29, 2017
Game Details
Atlas
Pumas UNAM
2:00 AM UTC Jul 29, 2017
Game Details
Chelsea
Internazionale
ESPN3 11:35 AM UTC Jul 29, 2017
Game Details
Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur
ESPN3 10:05 PM UTC Jul 29, 2017
Game Details
Real Madrid
Barcelona
ESPN3 12:05 AM UTC Jul 30, 2017
Game Details
LA Galaxy
Seattle Sounders FC
ESPN3 2:00 AM UTC Jul 30, 2017
Game Details
Next

Bouanga explains Lorient extension

Football
Read

W2W4: Liga MX Femenil set for historic debut

Liga MX
Read

African players to watch in Ligue 2 this season

Football
Read
By ESPN Staff

Adu: No regrets over move to Europe

ATHENS, Greece -- Freddy Adu is confident his game will pick up in Greece despite a spotty career in Europe.

The 20-year-old American forward joined Greek club Aris on Jan. 6 in an 18-month loan from Benfica, where he had struggled. He had previously been loaned to smaller Portuguese club Belenenses.

"Football in Europe is No. 1 and where it's at its best. This is why I decided to come to Europe," he said Thursday in his first official appearance with the team.

Adu will play left midfield for Aris and join U.S. striker Eddie Johnson, who is on loan from Fulham.

Adu said he was grateful for being sought by Aris coach Hector Raul Cuper, an Argentine who has previously managed Inter Milan and other Spanish and Italian clubs.

"I finally have a great chance to play for one of the top-class coaches in the world," Adu said. "I've only been here for two weeks and I can't believe how much I've learned."

Aris hosts league leader Panathinaikos on Sunday, when Adu hopes to make his debut.

"What a great way to play your first game, against the No. 1 team in the league. I can't wait to go on Sunday," he said. "I would really, really love to be a part of that game."

Adu is vying for a spot on the U.S. national team, which will head to its sixth straight World Cup appearance in June in South Africa.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.