Vancouver Whitecaps in talks with ex-Watford skipper DeMerit

MLS expansion franchise Vancouver Whitecaps have reportedly opened talks with free agent Jay DeMerit.

MLS expansion franchise Vancouver Whitecaps have reportedly opened talks with free agent Jay DeMerit.

The 30-year old former Watford captain is currently out of contract and in search of a new club with the Whitecaps showing the most interest at this stage according to The Province.

The USSF Division 2 outfit enter MLS next year and are hoping to attract some quality with the USA international fitting their requirements nicely.

DeMerit has been linked with German club Wolfsburg and to a lesser extent Everton but the Whitecaps hope they can lure him to Vancouver for their first season in the top flight.

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