McCarthy’s Musings: Vancouver takes an intelligent gamble on Lee Young-Pyo

McCarthy’s Musings: Vancouver takes an intelligent gamble on Lee Young-Pyo

The former PSV and Tottenham man must overcome some obstacles to impress in MLS, but his ability and his experience makes the Whitecaps’ risk worthwhile.

Premier League: Lee Young-pyo, Tottenham Hotspurs (AFP)

Even in the unusual transfer world MLS inhabits, the arrival of Lee Young-Pyo represents a move well off the beaten path.

The former South Korean international fullback will join Vancouver next season from Saudi Arabian giants Al Hilal on a reported one-year deal that includes an option for a second year.

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