Updated Apr 8, 2014 - 6:56 pm
Eddie Johnson Resented Clint Dempsey's Salary--Alan Hinton
Alan Hinton, long-time Seattle soccer icon and analyst, reviewed the problems with the MLS salary cap. He identified the monetary issues it created between Eddie Johnson and Clint Dempsey as one of the factors that led to Seattle's disappointing 2013 season.
Dempsey's high-profile and astronomical salary made Johnson a disruptive presence and resulted in his offseason trade to D.C. United.
In the video below, Hinton provided his thoughts on the salary cap and how it led to the internal dysfunction between Johnson and Dempsey.
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