Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/11/13
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Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes expects Jermain Defoe and Frank Lampard to leave the Premier League for MLS over the summer. Tottenham striker Defoe has regularly been linked with Toronto FC and Chelsea midfielder Lampard is reportedly a target for the Los Angeles Galaxy, who have Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane on their current roster. Vermes believes more and more players will be tempted to take a look at moving to the United States as their biggest domestic league continues to grow, both in team numbers and popularity. He recently coached Sporting KC to victory in the MLS Cup final when they came out on top in a tense penalty shoot-out 7-6 against Real Salt Lake - it was their second title, but first since 2000 when they were still known as the Kansas City Wizards. "I see both of them coming. I think it's going to happen. They are world-class players with great qualities that I think will only help enhance the league," Vermes told Sky Sports News. "Defoe, I th...
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