Orlando City in Pursuit of Brekalo

A $2 million offer could seal the move for the Slovenian defender, but Viking FK is hesitant to release the player
Viking FK v Portland Timbers
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Orlando City emerges as a key player by presenting an approximately $2 million proposal to acquire the services of talented Slovenian defender David Brekalo, currently with Viking FK. At 25, Brekalo is looking for a new chapter in his career after an impressive 74 appearances for the Norwegian club, but negotiations face resistance from Viking, which seems reluctant to part ways with their solid defender.

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Orlando City's interest in Brekalo highlights the ongoing search for reinforcements to strengthen the team, especially in the defensive line. With a substantial proposal, the American club demonstrates its conviction about the player's potential to positively contribute to the team's defensive system.

David Brekalo, Diego Gutierrez #49
Viking FK v Portland Timbers / Soobum Im/GettyImages

The transfer saga gains complexity due to Viking FK's hesitation in releasing David Brekalo. The Slovenian defender has become a key figure in the Norwegian club's defense, and the reluctance to sell him may reflect the importance Viking attaches to the player in their future plans.

While Orlando City seeks to bolster their squad with the acquisition of Brekalo, Viking FK weighs the pros and cons of parting ways with an athlete who has excelled in their colors.