It looks as though A.J. Soares won't be returning to MLS after all, as the former New England Revolution defender has signed a two-year contract with Danish club Aarhus Gymnastikforening, according to a team press release.
Soares was most recently in the Norwegian Tippeligaen, playing for Viking FK. The move came after his MLS contract expired and a deal to Hellas Verona of Serie A fell through. Soares was a fan-favorite during his one-and-a-half year stay with Viking.
Soares was out of contract this summer, leading to a training stint with Orlando SC. Rumors began to swirl that the 27-year-old would return to MLS, where he rights were still held by the Revolution. This wasn't to be, however, as Soares officially joined AGF on July 26. Interestingly, AGF was once home to Benny Feilhaber and Jeremiah White, both former Revs.
Soares spoke to local media about the signing, saying, "I think AGF has a good history and, like I said, it's a famous club that everyone knows about. I've heard great things about it and the city in general. When I heard the club was interested, I got really excited."
The full interview can be found here: