Chelsea announce US link-up with AEG

Chelsea have announced a link-up with AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the group that own or operate the franchise for four clubs in the USA’s Major Soccer League: LA Galaxy, Chicago Fire, DC United and Houston Dynamo. The agreement will come into effect in the summer of 2007 and give Chelsea first option to sign LA players, as well as loan them younger members of the club’s squad to gain experience in the MLS.