34 year old Ivory Coast forward Salomon Kalou who is plying his trade in with Hertha Berlin in Germany has indicated interest in making a move to MLS..
He disclosed this as a guest on The Crack Podcast with hosts DaMarcus Beasley and Oguchi Onyewu.
“I [would] always love to play in the MLS. That’s something I always look forward to,” Kalou told Beasley and Onyewu. “I have to see if there is opportunity there to play.”
Kalou stated that it had been something that had been on his mind for some time now.
He claimed he was close to joining MLS side San Jose Earthquake two years ago but wanted to keep on playing in Europe.
“I was close to go to San Jose. I talked to them, I think it was two years ago. I wanted to stay in Europe for another two years, that’s why I didn’t go then,” he said, adding later: “I’m ready for MLS.”
The Hertha Berlin forward might not be at his best this season but has proven to be a goal scorer scoring 47 goals in 148 appearances in all competitions.
Salomon was a mainstay on the international stage for the Ivorian national team since 2007 racking up 28 goals in 97 senior caps.
Earlier in May, he was suspended by Hertha after recording a Facebook video showing him shaking teammates during the corona testing before Bundesliga restart .
the forward broke the social distancing measures set in place by the German football Authorities (DFL), both Hertha and the DFL came out to publicly denounce the action.
The attacking midfielder who has made only 7 appearances this season scoring 2 goals later apologized stating he was sorry and was not trying to make light of the situation.