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Dylan Borrero and Noel Buck Earn MLS 22 Under 22 Honors
Borrero and Buck earn league honors as Tom Bogert drops some major news on Noel Buck's future!
Midfielders Noel Buck (#4) and Dylan Borrero (#13) received league honors on Thursday as both found themselves on Major League Soccer’s 22 Under 22 list for 2023.
Buck makes his first appearance on the list after a year full of growth on the club and international level. The 18-year-old has appeared in 29 contests across Leagues Cup, Open Cup, and MLS action, where he’s notched three goals and one assist over 2,009 minutes.
Buck’s efforts in New England raised his international profile as he had two stints with the England U-19s. Buck has two appearances with the U-19s as he’s notched one goal in two appearances.
Despite suffering an unfortunate ACL injury in April that derailed his 2023 campaign, Borrero still found a spot on this year’s edition of the 22 Under 22 list after notching two goals in nine appearances. Like Buck, Borrerro’s efforts paved the way for him to join his national team as he appeared in three matches for Colombia before the ACL injury.
During the 22 Under 22 reaction show with Matt Doyle and Stefano Fusaro, Tom Bogert dropped a bombshell on Noel Buck’s future in New England. When asked who on the list was most likely to be transferred out in the next two transfer windows, Buck was Bogert’s first choice. According to Boget, “a lot of scouts” have come out to watch Noel Buck. Bogert adds that Arsenal, Burnley, and Manchester City are three teams eyeing Buck.
Bogert also added that some Bundesliga clubs are also interested in Buck, yet Buck’s English passport and England’s ability to pay more on transfers might steer the Arlington, Massachusetts native across the pond.
While Bogert didn’t specify when a deal may come, he expects the Revolution to get a deal in the “$5-8 million range.”