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Houston Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear has labelled former national striker Stern John as the best player from the Caribbean to have played in American Major League Soccer (MLS).

Kinnear was speaking on the eve of his team’s Concacaf Champions League match with W Connection at the Hasely Crawford Stadium which ended in a 0-0 stalemate on Tuesday.

Asked about his impressions of players from the Caribbean in the MLS and whether he would have his eyes out for more talent having some current Jamaican players in his side as well as Julius James in the past, Kinnear said: “We’ve had quite a few in the league and Stern John has certainly been the best to come from this region.

“I think players from the Caribbean are attractive, they’re physically good and they’re quick,” Kinnear said.

“But as to whether we’d be looking at any players that’s something I’d have to answer after the game and after we look back at how things went.”

John, now 36, scored 44 goals in 55 games for the Columbus Crew in 1998/99 and was the MLS scoring champion in 1998 with 26 goals.