Ljungberg says he’s returning to Seattle

Jan 26, 2010, 11:02 AM | Updated: Apr 5, 2011, 9:50 am

Freddie Ljungberg says he’s coming back to America, and
specifically to the Seattle Sounders FC.

In a posting on his Web site Tuesday, the Swedish midfielder
says he’s heard a new labor agreement between Major League
Soccer and its players union may be forthcoming and that he
intends to join the Sounders on Feb. 1.

Ljungberg says he’s sorry there has been so much speculation
about his future. Ljungberg has been linked with numerous
teams in Europe and the transfer window for European clubs
closes on Sunday.

He also says that a miscommunication with Sounders
management is why he wasn’t in town for the start of
Seattle’s training camp on Monday.

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