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Sounders back away from Nicolas Lodeiro pursuit

According to Univision Deportes they are moving onto Sebastian Blanco and unnamed others.

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With the secondary transfer window opening in a week the Seattle Sounders are moving on from their chase of Uruguay/Boca Juniors #10 Nicolas Lodeiro according to Univision Deportes. Financial negotiations reached a point where Seattle was no longer willing to listen. With the team plummeting down the standings, the need for a player to help win in both 2016 and the future is clear.

"There is no more the issue," said the source. "Seattle is looking to close a deal with other players. If before this, Boca calls to say that lowers their claims and Seattle wants to, be done, but today the issue is dead." - Google Translate of following

"Si antes de esto, Boca llama para decir que baja sus pretensiones y Seattle quiere hacerlo, se hará, pero hoy está muerto el tema."

The story goes on to say that the Sounders and San Lorenzo are meeting at the open of the window to discuss Sebastian Blanco. According to the story Sigi Schmid wanted both for the playoff chase to end the season.

There is no hint as to who the other players the Sounders are looking to add besides Blanco. Radio play-by-play voice Matt Johnson suggested there were three or four players on the short list, which only leaves an unknown player or two.

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