Jones turns down $6 million Fire contract

Jones turns down $6 million Fire contract

U.S. Men's National Team

Jones turns down $6 million Fire contract

Jermaine Jones

By RYAN TOLMICH

After spending much of the summer pursuing a move to Major League Soccer, the future of U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Jermaine Jones is now very much in doubt.

The 32-year-old midfielder has turned down his biggest offer to date: a reported 2.5 year, $6 million guaranteed contract from the Chicago Fire. The offer would have put Jones amongst the top 10 salaries in MLS.

Jones would have reportedly received $1.3 million for the rest of the 2014 MLS season before earning $2.35 milion in 2015 and 2016.

The former Schalke and Beskitas midfielder rose to prominence with a spectacular performance at this summer’s World Cup, proving to be one of the USMNT’s top players during the team’s time in Brazil. However, despite a long-rumored move to MLS, Jones’ club future is now up in the air.

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