February 22 US Paper Talk: AC Milan legend blasts European clubs for lack of diversity

Clarence Seedorf says MLS roles for Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira reflect badly on hiring policy in Europe; Magpies midfielder heading to FC Cincinnati.

SOCCER: Clarence Seedorf has slammed the lack of opportunities for black coaches in Europe, questioning why Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry both had to head to MLS to get a chance to manage.

Seedorf has been without a coaching role since being sacked as Cameroon manager in 2019.

The AC Milan and the Netherlands legend said his illustrious career should have afforded him more opportunities and blamed a lack of diversity at the top of the game. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

SOCCER: Newcastle United midfielder Kyle Scott is expected to move to Jaap Stam's FC Cincinnati when his Magpies contract runs out in the summer. (Newcastle Chronicle)

SOCCER: Adam Jahn is set to sign with Orange County SC after having been waived by Atlanta. (The Athletic)

Adam Jahn is on his way to Orange County SC.
Adam Jahn is on his way to Orange County SC.

SOCCER: DC United are in talks with American defender Brendan Hines-Ike. The 26-year-old is currently at KV Kortrijk. (Washington Post)

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BASKETBALL: The Minnesota Timberwolves have dismissed coach Ryan Saunders and are set to replace him with Toronto Raptors assistant Chris Finch. (ESPN)

BASEBALL: Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has stepped away from his role as a special adviser to the New York Yankees. (New York Post)

FOOTBALL: Xavien Howard's agent has said there is no evidence to suggest otherwise the Miami Dolphins cornerback was involved in an unsolved Atlanta-area shooting at the home of his former agent Damarius Bilbo. Howard's name appears on police documents as a person of interest. (Miami Herald)

RACING: Gulfstream Park has been labelled one of the deadliest racecourses in Florida after more than 100 horses died there in the last two years. (South Florida Sun Sentinel)