New York City FC needs new players as soon as possible. In particular, the emergency concerns the attack. At the moment the Blues have few forwards available. Also missing is Heber recovering from his knee injury. Currently Heber is in Brazil and will join the team at the end of the retreat in Florida. It is assumed that Heber may return available for NYCFC only in June / July.
When Heber returns, he will take several weeks for him to recover to an acceptable condition. This means that the Brazilian will only be fully recovered in August.
It is therefore evident that New York City FC must necessarily buy a striker while waiting for Heber to be fully available. In fact, the risk is that the Blues can start the season with the attackers counted and without a real number 9. A situation that the Blues cannot afford if they really want to aim to win.
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