Despite missing out on the United States' Copa America roster, Danny Williams may soon be moving up from the second tier to the Barclay's Premier League. There are multiple sources reporting that several teams including Swansea, Aston Villa, Sunderland, and Newcastle have expressed interest in acquiring the 27-year-old American from Reading FC.
Williams is in the final year of a very lucrative four-year deal he signed back in 2013 with the Royals. The deal made him one of the highest paid players on the team. He has shown flashes of brilliance but is known to leave you shaking your head too many times.
The German-born Williams began his international career in the German youth system at the age of 15. But in 2011 Jurgen called him into the USMNT for a friendly with Honduras, and Danny became the first player to get his first cap with the team in the Klinsmann era. He has been in and out of the squad since then, but was not among the selected midfielders for the Copa America Centenario this summer.
A move would make sense for both Danny, and the clubs with interested in him. Because he only has one year left with Reading, the transfer fee shouldn't be too expensive for a player with his upside. Obviously, a move to a Premier League team will mean he is up against tougher competition and will put him in a better position to get back into Klinsmann's lineup.