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FOX Soccer News caught up with Toronto FC president and GM Kevin Payne. Find out what he had to say.
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-- what you miss by not watching fox soccer news last night. Now -- winter's super draft MLS clubs look to bolster their sides of the young hungry and hopefully soon to be superstars our -- Jerry Johnson caught up with new TSE president Kevin -- to discuss his clubs upcoming first and third selections. And shed some light on what to expect new manager Ryan Elson. On the -- -- Kevin first of all what have you learned so far this come by -- you might not have known before and well you know we saw a couple plays that we had -- -- That's are certainly on our radar screen we're gonna. We're gonna probably interview. Ten players tomorrow try to get a little bit of a handle some -- we already know a lot about the personalities but that's something we don't know very much at all. So this was a good exercise to. How important is that part of it getting to know the players what it's all about. I think it's pretty important. Because sometimes you surprised a little these guys and then you find out that. It's got some issues. Whatever might be the other hand you often find out that they're terrific young man and then you know that's -- I'm not asking you to get your hand but in your own mind you know what you're going to do with the draft -- there's still some questions -- is still a lot of questions. The second day of games is. When teams really start to firm up and go there thoughts about where they wanna move to in order to get a certain players so. I think we'll start to get some real offers from teams over the next 44 hours. But this year the third day will be good too because it's a full day in between so. I don't think that will make decisions until the day of the draft. Maybe not until a few minutes before well very possibly could happen on the draft floor and I certainly on the third with the third pick -- might. You make decisions about what to do what you know on the floor of the draft. And finally on another topic is there any update on Ryan -- situation in terms when he made him into becoming. I know nothing you know nothing much different from what we've said last week that. Brian has had a conversation with them about -- You know what he's been only. Try to be respectful of their situation out there that transfer window so. You know we don't want to put them in this position where suddenly the price starts going up for -- but their interest in Seoul. You know we're trying to be considerate if you were a betting man what odds would you put on him coming sooner rather than later let's. -- you know why I I feel pretty good about when he will arrive. So. I don't wanna be too much more explicit than that. -- -- okay thanks very much. Join us for fox soccer news every night at 10 PM.