Friday, February 6

Sacha Kljestan returns to Chivas USA in 2009

Chivas USA officially announced that midfielder Sacha Kljestan, U.S. Soccers 2008 Young Male Athlete of the Year and Chivas USAs reigning team MVP, will return to the Red-and-White for the 2009 MLS season, which kicks off on March 21. The 23-year-old U.S. international and product of Huntington Beach, Calif., has been training with the U.S. National Team in Carson since last month. On Jan. 24 Kljestan scored a hat-trick for the U.S. against Sweden at The Home Depot Center, just two days after returning from a weeklong training stint in Glasgow with Scottish champions Celtic FC.

You can watch an interview with Kljestan's about the upcoming 2009 season and the National Team at our Chivas USA YouTube Channel here: