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Report: Whitecaps interested in Kei Kamara

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Could Kei Kamara be on the move?

MLS: New England Revolution at Orlando City SC Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Vancouver Whitecaps are interested in Kei Kamara, according to a report from The Province. The article, which was posted Thursday night, cites a “Major League Soccer source.”

Kamara, 33, was linked to the Whitecaps back in 2016 with some saying a deal was all but done. In the end, the striker did move on from Columbus Crew SC, as he was traded to the New England Revolution for a first-round pick in the 2017 SuperDraft, a second-round pick in the 2018 SuperDraft and both general and targeted allocation money.

Overall, Kamara has been underwhelming in New England. In his first season, he collected seven goals and two assists in 21 games. He followed that up with 12 goals and five assists in 31 games. These numbers are a far cry from the 22 goals he tallied in 2015.

Kamara hasn’t been shy about his struggles and told MLSSoccer.com, “It’s been really tough times for me here, and I have to be honest again. I’m finishing up a year with 12 goals and I don’t see myself as a 12-goal striker in this league.”

Kamara’s 2018 option was picked up by the Revolution but that doesn’t mean that his future lies in New England. The team could trade him if the right offer comes along.