Greek Super League outfit Olympiakos have submitted a $3 million offer for Sporting Kansas City striker Dom Dwyer.
Dwyer, 25, scored twice on Sunday evening Sporting KC to help his side secure a comfortable 3-0 victory at home to the struggling Seattle Sounders.
A first-round draft pick in 2012, Dwyer has established himself as one of the top centre forwards in the league. After making just one appearance in his rookie season – playing just seventeen times in his first two years in Kansas, scoring once – Dwyer had a breakthrough year in 2014, during which he hit an impressive 22 goals in 33 games.
The former Norwich City academy player has since struck double figures in each corresponding season since, scoring 17 in 33 league and cup games in 2015, while his brace against Seattle on Sunday ensured he had reached double figures for the past three consecutive seasons.
Such form clearly hasn’t gone unnoticed and Olympiakos, who will be playing Champions League football in Europe next season, clearly feel Dwyer can cut it at that level.
The likes of DeAndre Yedlin and Matt Miazga have left to play in Europe in recent years and, if Sporting KC accepts, Dwyer could be next to follow on that list.
Having sold forward Krisztian Nemeth to Qatari club Al-Gharafa in the winter, coach Peter Vermes will be determined to keep hold of Dwyer, who despite not being a registered DP remains one of the key players in his squad.
The fact Englishman Dwyer is not a DP in his current team could play a huge factor in his decision, with teams in Europe not restricted by a salary cap and thus able to pay more wages than an MLS team.