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Columbus Crew SC turns down Bristol City's offer for Zack Steffen

Former U.S. national team goalkeeper Kasey Keller examines the current crop of young American goalkeepers and explains how one of them can emerge as the No. 1 keeper.

Columbus Crew SC turned down an offer from English Championship side Bristol City for goalkeeper Zack Steffen on Thursday.

"We evaluated an offer and decided it wasn't the right opportunity for the club at this moment," Crew sporting director and coach Gregg Berhalter told ESPN. was first to report Bristol City's interest, while a separate report from indicated that Steffen was leaning toward agreeing to join the Robins.

But following a meeting on Thursday morning, the decision...