MLS SuperDraft 2014: Breaking Down Teams in Best Position to Improve

Unlike the NBA or NFL drafts, players drafted out of college in the MLS aren't generally expected to make an instant impact.

Rather, they are drafted for depth and groomed, with the hope being that someday they'll develop into players like Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey, Brad Guzan, Michael Parkhurst, Maurice Edu, Omar Gonzalez or Matt Besler, among others, all players selected in the SuperDraft.

Yes, some of them may make an instant impact. Yes, certain teams are positioned excellently to add those impact players. But if nothing else, a few MLS teams are in a great position to either find those instant performers or build great depth for the future.

Let's take a closer look at those clubs.


Philadelphia Union

No team is in a better position to improve themselves than the Philadelphia Union. The club has the No. 2 and No. 6 picks and, even better, they are in a position to simply ...

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