Exactly one week to go before the New York City FC pre-season starts. On March 8 players and staff will gather, after the quarantine period, to officially start the new season of MLS. Although the period is not the best due to the pandemic, there is excitement to see the Pigeons return to work. Especially among the fans, who have not seen their favorites for a long time and who have received little news except on the players' social networks.
There is curiosity around the team, but above all there is expectation for the new players who will arrive. The hope was to see some new players already on the first day of pre-season, but again there will be only Malte Amundsen from the Danish team of Vejle. New York City FC has in fact made official the arrival of only one player, despite the various sales already formalized. For Ronny Deila and his staff it would have been advantageous to start the pre-season with the team at least 90% complete. Instead, it will not be so. The pre-season will come with the team under construction.
It will not be easy for the coach from New York to be able to amalgamate the group. In fact, several players will have to arrive and the danger could be that of having them all available too late, just before the start of the championship.
This situation would complicate Deila's work. In fact, the new players will need time, even more if they come from Europe, to be able to adapt to the new championship and the new reality.
The hope is that New York City FC will be able to close some purchases early in the pre-season, to facilitate Deila's work in presenting a competitive team from the beginning of the championship.
Altre notizie - Focus
- 20:00 NYCFC, Deila on Thiago Andrade: "He's a young talented"
- 19:00 NYCFC, Thiago Andrade: "I feel so happy to sign with a big club"
- 17:51 OFFICIAL - New York City FC signed Thiago Andrade
- 23:00 NYCFC, Deila: "Morales will help us improve"
- 22:00 Morales: "I'm really excited to play for New York City FC"
- 21:42 OFFICIAL - New York City FC signed Alfredo Morales
- 22:30 NYCFC in talks to sign Fortuna Dusseldorf midfielder Alfredo Morales
- 21:37 New York City FC, Thiago is coming from Bahia
- 14:00 NYCFC, Sergio Aguero is free: a difficult but not impossible business
- 18:06 New York City FC’s preseason friendly with Nashville SC has been cancelled
- 16:00 NYCFC, Tajouri-Shradi: "We are strong, we are training hard "
- 15:00 NYCFC, Tajouri-Shradi: "This season will be much better than last season"
- 14:00 Ian Paul Joy of YESNetwork assures: "It will be a positive season for NYCFC"
- 21:56 NYCFC announced the full MLS 2021 schedule
- 00:05 NYCFC, the dangers of playing the MLS and the Leagues Cup
- 23:20 Deila: "We can't wait to face the challenge in this year's League Cup"
- 22:48 New York City FC will participate in the 2021 Leagues Cup
- 23:00 Lee: "Gloster is young but he has already great experience"
- 22:15 Gloster: "It's a great honor to be part of NYCFC"
- 21:51 OFFICIAL - NYCFC sign US youth international Chris Gloster from PSV
- 22:28 NYCFC, Deila on transfer market: "We look at different players"
- 18:26 NYCFC, Ronny Deila admits: "We need more quality players"
- 01:00 NYCFC, Ronny Deila: "We know how we can improve from the last season"
- 00:05 NYCFC, Brad Sims: "We are optimistic that we'll be able to welcome ourfans back to Yankee Stadium on April 24th"
- 23:10 MLS - CF Montréal named Wilfried Nancy head coach
- 22:00 NYCFC, David Lee: "We are delighted to welcome Gedion back for another season"
- 21:23 New York City FC announced the Club’s preseason roster for the 2021 season
- 21:15 NYCFC, Juan Pablo Torres Loaned Out
- 21:13 NYCFC, Gedion Zelalem re-signed a new contract
- 02:30 Ronny Deila: "Cody Mizell the right guy for us"
- 01:30 Cody Mizell: "Thanks to New York City FC for believing in me"
- 00:30 NYCFC, Ronny Deila: "Sands has a bright future"
- 23:30 NYCFC, David Lee: "Sands has become an integral part of our team"
- 22:53 New York City FC signs goalkeeper Cody Mizell
- 22:45 NYCFC, Sands: "This is a time of celebration"
- 22:43 New York City FC, James Sands Signs Contract Extension
- 00:06 NYCFC, James Sands' thoughts on the new 'Bronx Blue' jersey
- 00:04 New York City FC has revealed the 2021 'Bronx Blue' primary kit
- 22:55 New York City FC: Announce Preseason Schedule
- 17:00 NYCFC, in a week the pre-season begins with the team under construction
- 16:02 NEW POLL - In which roles does New York City FC need reinforcements the most?
- 15:00 Former NYCFC Patrick Vieira may return to MLS
- 14:00 New York City FC: At least two other strikers are needed
- 23:28 New York City FC, now even the playoffs would be at risk
- 23:10 Orlando City, player suspended on sexual assault charges
- 22:53 New York City FC: Who will be the next captain?
- 22:38 NYCFC Rumors: close the signing of Joao Rojas from CS Emelec
- 18:44 David Beckham calls Messi and Ronaldo in MLS