Bob Bradley could be on the move again, jumping from Stabaek to Norway's top club, Molde. Norwegian paper VG claims that the American manager met with Molde owners to discuss their vacant managerial job in what would be a rather big jump for Bradley.
The former United States manager, who then led Egypt before taking the job at Stabaek, has done a phenomenal job in Noway. He's led them to second place in the Tippeligaen, well above where anyone projected them to finish, and has them in a Europa League place. His work has drawn the praise of observers everywhere.
Stabaek is a nice job, but it is also limited. They don't have a ton of money and finishing second is a major accomplishment. Molde, on the other hand, are one of the biggest and richest clubs in Norway. They've faltered this season, falling to seventh place, but are the defending champions and have won three of the last four Tippeligaen titles. There, he would have a bigger budget and a chance to regularly compete for first place, which comes with a berth in the Champions League.
Norway isn't the biggest soccer country, but Bradley is thriving there. He's now deservedly in the mix to be the manager of a huge club there and, if he continues to succeed, clubs from bigger countries and bigger leagues may come calling before long. American soccer's foremost managerial trailblazer could be ready to take yet another step forward.