Habib Bamogo has expressed interest in joining Major League Soccer after a difficult last 2 years in his professional career. Bamogo is a French-born Burkinabé professional footballer who is currently a free agent after only playing a few games in 2011 and 2012.
After a good start to his career in Ligue 2 with Montpellier, Bamogo stayed in the south of France as he impressed Ligue 1 giants Olympique de Marseille. Not convincing enough after only scoring 5 goals, he was loaned to newly promoted side FC Nantes. Jumping around from one club to another, including a stint in Spain with Celta Vigo, Bamogo comes back to France with Nice.
After 4 years in the south of France, between 2011 and 2012, Habib Bamogo played for 3 different clubs including Greek club Panetolikos, English club Doncaster Rovers and Bulgarian side Botev Plovdiv.
His profile might be of interest for a few MLS teams looking for an athletic strong striker that has an underrated scoring touch. Looking at this latest clubs, his salary requirements might not be that high, making him a good bargain.
Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 players are starting to pop up on MLS radars as the latest news from D.C has Habib Bellaid and Mamadou Diallo on trial with D.C United.