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LAG confidential Jan 15, 2015

Marcelo Sarvas traded to Colorado Rapids

Galaxy moves up allocation rankings in exchange for the Brazilian fan favorite. Is Sacha Kljestan coming next? The LA Galaxy have traded midfielder Marcelo Sarvas to the Colorado Rapids in return for allocation money and a jump to third in the allocation rankings. "We thank Marcelo for all of his contributions to our team over the past three seasons," Head Coach and General Manager Bruce Arena said. "We wish Marcelo the best of luck in Colorado." So what does this trade mean for the future?By now, it has been widely reported the Galaxy are looking to bring Sacha Kljestan to LA. By moving...
Denver Post Jan 15, 2015

Colorado Rapids acquire Marcelo Sarvas in trade with Los Angeles Galaxy

The Colorado Rapids moved to bolster their midfield Thursday, adding two-time MLS Cup champion Marcelo Sarvas in a trade with Los Angeles Galaxy.
Burgundy Wave Jan 15, 2015

Colorado Rapids confirm trade for midfielder Marcelo Sarvas

Shortly after the rumor began to fly, the Colorado Rapids confirmed the reports: Marcelo Sarvas is coming to Colorado. Shortly before the end of the MLS Draft, Alexi Lalas let loose a rumor that the Colorado Rapids were going for a trade for LA Galaxy midfielder Marcelo Sarvas. Shortly after that, the rumors were confirmed: the two-time MLS Cup-winner will indeed be in Colorado next season. In the trade, the Rapids gave up allocation money as well as their high spot in the Allocation Order, a move that likely opens the Galaxy up for a move for US Men's National Team midfielder (and former...
Burgundy Wave Jan 15, 2015

Alexi Lalas reports Colorado Rapids have traded for Marcelo Sarvas

If this rumor is true, it's one of the most intriguing by the Rapids so far this off-season. We've seen big moves announced on MLS SuperDraft day many times before, and the Colorado Rapids have been involved. Remember back in 2013 when they lost Jeff Larentowicz for a draft pick? Alexi Lalas dropped a bombshell that might end up being the biggest injections of talent by the Rapids in a while when he tweeted during the twilight of the draft that he was hearing that midfielder Marcelo Sarvas had been traded to Colorado. I'm told that @LAGalaxy midfielder Marcelo Sarvas has been traded to...
LAG confidential Jan 12, 2015

Sacha Kljestan for Marcelo Sarvas?

Will the Galaxy have to give up the Brazilian midfielder to acquire the U.S. international? Goal.com has learned LA are in pursuit of Anderlecht midfielder Sasha Kljestan. "Sources have told Goal USA that the Galaxy could be ready to move midfielder Marcelo Sarvas, which could leave room for the acquisition of a player like Kljestan." How exactly? Once NYCFC signs Mix Diskerud this week, the top spot in the allocation order shifts to Montreal, meaning the Galaxy would have to give up something big to pry it away, and Sarvas may just be that prized possession. Look, there's no getting...

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