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Lletget rapidly progressing at West Ham

Originally Published: March 8, 2010
By Justin Rodriguez | Special to ESPN.com

Sebastian Lletget figured the scout was at camp to run the team through some drills.

And this wasn't any scout. This was Mike Leigh of famed West Ham United. As it turns out, Leigh hadn't traveled to Santa Clara Sporting to run a few one-on-one drills and tell the charges some stories about the English Premier League.

The Hammers sent Leigh all the way to northern California in June 2006 to check out Lletget -- 13 at the time -- after hearing about him from Santa Clara Sporting coach ...

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