United season coming up soon

I don’t know why, but with the start of each MLS season, I always have a very naive hope that this season won’t be at all like the last one. Here’s the Washington Post’s update halfway through the pre-season particularly about Freddy Adu, Convey taking a break, and some trade talk.

“You can see he’s [Adu] a big talent, a very big talent,” forward Earnie Stewart, 34, said this week after a weightlifting and conditioning session at American University. “He does things on the field that other soccer players wouldn’t think about. In that regard, he has done very well.”