Real Salt Lake have handed trials to a host of international players. Canada U20 defender Kennedy Owusu-Ansah, currently on the books of Hertha Berlin, is training with RSL. Dutchman Rachid El-Khalifi, a striker from SC Cambuur, is also trialling, along with Brazilian defender Jorginho Paulista, once of Boca Juniors and PSV Eindhoven.

Another chasing an RSL contract is Liga De Quito striker Luis Miguel Escalada.

And former Grasshoppers Zurich midfielder Alexander Viveros, the Colombia international, arrived this week in the 'States and is training with RSL.