Wilfrid Kaptoum

Arnor Traustason and Wilfrid Kaptoum preparing for first MLS Cup Playoffs

Heading into Tuesday night’s playoff matchup against NYCFC, some players will know what to expect, but others will be experiencing the phenomenon for the first time. Arnor Traustason and Wilfrid Kaptoum fall into the latter category. After coming over from Europe and adjusting to the style of play in the United States, these players will have to adjust once more.
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Wilfrid Kaptoum gets confidence boost from 1st MLS goal

Wilfrid Kaptoum’s New England Revolution career didn’t get off to the best start, but the midfielder appears to finally be finding his footing as the postseason inches closer. With all the hype over his time at Barcelona and La Liga, Kaptoum seemed like a surefire starter for New England. That...
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Midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum adds depth to Revolution’s historic run

New England Revolution rookie midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum is adapting to the rigors of MLS at a time of the season when roster depth matters. “The tempo here is a little quicker than he a used to, but as we are getting into the tail end of the regular season he is adjusting,” said Revolution coach Bruce Arena following practice on Thursday. “We are trying to encourage him to get forward a little bit more in the midfield and he had done well.

Wilfrid Kaptoum gaining confidence in MLS

While New England Revolution fans haven’t been thrilled with Wilfrid Kaptoum, his head coach feels a bit differently. “[Wilfrid Kaptoum] started the year a little slow with some injuries,” said head coach and sporting director Bruce Arena. “It has taken him some time to transition into Major League Soccer from the background he had. The tempo here is a little quicker than he’s used to. But as we’re getting now into the tail end of the regular season, he’s adjusting. We’re trying to encourage him to get forward a little bit more to the midfield, and he’s done well. So, his stock has gone up over the last couple of weeks or so and it’s encouraging, and it adds to our depth that we have in the midfield. For him in particular, we don’t discuss any plans for where we are. The way things have been going with our team, we’re constantly rotating players because of injuries or suspension or those type of things and Wilfrid is actively involved in that group of players.”

Wilfrid Kaptoum available for Saturday’s match against Columbus Crew

After dealing with an impactful amount of injuries, the New England Revolution will have at least one player back available for selection on Saturday. Bruce Arena spoke to the media and when asked about Wilfrid Kaptoum’s status, the Head Coach and Sporting Director stated that the midfielder practiced with the team this week and will be available for selection against the Columbus Crew.

New England Revolution taking things slow with Wilfrid Kaptoum

When the New England Revolution acquired Wilfrid Kaptoum there were high expectations, but so far fans haven’t seen a lot from the midfielder. While the 24-year-old has appeared in five games, he has only started in two. He has also yet to make an impact on the stat sheet and also has yet to play a full 90 minutes.
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Revolution midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum adjusting to MLS

Soccer is a global sport that is not universal in style and substance. New England Revolution central midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum will attempt to transition his game from the finesse of La Liga in Spain to the rough and tumble of MLS. “I think they are different leagues,” said Kaptoum, whose...

Early impressions of Wilfrid Kaptoum

The acquisition of Wilfrid Kaptoum definitely raised a few eyebrows among New England Revolution fans. Anytime you can get a player who has ties to FC Barcelona, there is reason to be excited. So far the move seems to be going well with Kaptoum making an impression on his teammates right away.