U.S. international Alejandro Bedoya is advanced in negotiations for a new contract with French club Nantes, according to sources in the American soccer community.
Sources told ESPN FC that a new deal to keep the attack-minded Bedoya with the Ligue 1 club could be finalized as soon as Thursday.
RANKING THE TOP 25 U.S. PLAYERS
1. Clint Dempsey 2. Jermaine Jones 3. Alejandro Bedoya
4. Brad Guzan 5. Michael Bradley 6. Omar Gonzalez 7. Greg Garza
8. Timmy Chandler 9. Geoff Cameron 10. Fabian Johnson
11. John Brooks 12. Jozy Altidore 13. DeAndre Yedlin
14. Lee Nguyen 15. Kyle Beckerman 16. Graham Zusi
17. Matt Besler 18. Mix Diskerud 19. Aron Johannsson
20. Rubio Rubin 21. Bill Hamid 22. Nick Rimando 23. Julian Green 24. Joe Gyau 25. Emerson Hyndman
If new terms can't be reached before Monday, sources said it's likely that Bedoya will play out the final year and a half on his current contract with Nantes, whom he joined in August of 2013.