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The SBI Show: Episode 347 (with special guest Chris Durkin)


The SBI Show is back for the new year, and the first episode of 2022 features an interview with American midfielder Chris Durkin, who discusses his time in Europe and the possibility of a return to MLS.

Episode 347 takes a closer look at the busy winter for Americans Abroad, including the recent transfers of Ricardo Pepi and Daryl Dike, as well as SergiƱo Dest’s looming departure from Barcelona.

Host Ives Galarcep also discusses John Brooks status at Wolfsburg, Weston McKennie’s red-hot form for Juventus, and catches up with Durkin to discuss a wide range of topics, including the increased number of Americans making moves to the Belgian league, and Major League Soccer’s changed stance on selling players, which is making it a more enticing option for young players looking to jump to Europe.

The show wraps up talking MLS, including the final head coaching hires, and some of the blockbuster moves made recently, including Toronto FC’s signing of Lorenzo Insigne and Seattle’s snagging of Albert Rusnak.

You can listen to The SBI Show on Soundcloud, the Apple Podcast App and Spotify, and you can listen to Episode 347 right here:

What did you think of the show? Where would you like to see Durkin wind up? Which of the recent MLS coaching hires do you see having the most success?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. Welcome back- nice interview of Durkin. Hope he keeps growing…. we could use some depth at the 6. Good and even better health to you Ives.


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