Jordan Morris Offered Contract At Werder Bremen
USA TODAY Sports

College star and USMNT striker Jordan Morris has been offered a contract at Bundesliga club Werder Bremen.

Morris has been training with the German team in their winter training camp in Turkey, and the former Stanford Cardinal star has impressed the Bremen CEO Thomas Eichin, who hopes to sign Morris and fellow trialist Laszlo Kleinheisler in the next few days.

Eichin told reporters: "They have confirmed in training camp what we have seen of them in advance. They fit into the scheme. The two of them will do us good."

Morris also featured for Bremen in a friendly against Inter Baku last Friday, and the American international registered an assist in a 1-0 win.

Moving into professional soccer

After announcing that he would move to full time professional soccer, Morris has been a main target for the Seattle Sounders, who had Morris on their books before he decided to focus on college soccer with Stanford.

However, the 21-year-old had also attracted clubs in Europe due to his incredible situation, and Bremen won the race to offer Morris a trial.

If Morris is to sign for Bremen in the coming days, the USMNT attacker will join on a free transfer, with the German club only required to pay a compensation fee in line with the FIFA regulations.

Goalless in Germany

Morris hasn’t signed a professional with Bremen yet, although the 21-year-old would find it hard to turn down a move to one of the biggest sides in Germany.

Despite their reputation Bremen are having a poor season, by their standards. Die Werderaner are lacking goals this season, scoring just 17 times in 17 games this season, which has seen the one-time giants of the Bundesliga crumble down to 16th place, just one point above the relegation zone.

Bremen Manager Viktor Skrypnyk could be tempted to put Morris straight into the first XI if the American decides to make the move to Europe.

VAVEL Logo