Colorado’s Cole Bassett leaves US camp, headed to Dutch team
PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado midfielder Cole Bassett has left U.S. training camp following a report he has a deal to be loaned to the Dutch club Feyenoord.
Bassett left Wednesday night, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Friday.
Voetbal International, a Dutch soccer magazine, reported Friday that Feyenoord is acquiring Bassett on a 1 1/2-season loan.
A 20-year-old from Littleton, Colorado, Bassett made his Major League Soccer debut in 2018 and has 13 goals in 72 regular-season games.
He made his U.S. national team debut on Dec. 18 and scored in the 89th minute of a 1-0 exhibition win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
American players from MLS have been training in Phoenix ahead of upcoming World Cup qualifiers that start Jan. 27.
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