Would this Newcastle striker really resort to joining an MLS side?

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Ex-Toon coach John Carver is somehow planning to convince Newcastle United’s Shola Ameobi – who has recently been playing for Stoke on loan – to leave England and move to Canada, playing for woeful Toronto FC in the weird and craptastic league that is MLS. Carver, however, remains optimistic about his chances:

“Shola is a kid I brought through the system at Newcastle United, and a kid I know an awful lot about.

”If I can get Shola into this football club he would be a huge, huge asset for us.”

Would Ameobi really go to MLS – three letters guaranteed to make any player’s heart sink…

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