After a report surfaced that two teams were negotiating with DeAndre Yedlin about a possible return to MLS, Brian Schmetzer threw some cold water on the possibility of the Seattle Sounders being one of those teams.

A couple weeks into the Premier League season, it appears as if DeAndre Yedlin is not really in Steve Bruce’s plans at Newcastle after failing to even make the gameday roster in either of the first two games. Yedlin has started and played the full 90 minutes in a pair of League Cup matches, but it seems as though he’s very much on his way out.

The problem, though, is that finding a way out is not as easy as it may seem. A story in The Athletic on Tuesday detailed some of those struggles, including the claim that Turkish giants Besiktas are so far the only team that has expressed a willingness to meet Yedlin’s wage demands. The problem is that Yedlin is still under contract for another year, and Newcastle isn’t inclined to simply let him walk for free, according to the story: