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Chicago Fire Striker Duran Apologizes for 'I Would Leave' Instagram Story

Duran's remarks obviously irritated fans, with some calling for him to be cut.
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Jhon Duran Chicago Fire Apology Tweet for Instagram Story

Chicago Fire striker Jhon Duran has apologized profusely to teammates, coaches, and fans after his distasteful remarks on Instagram saying "I would leave" when quizzed by a fan.

In a Q-and-A on his Instagram page, the Columbian striker was asked if he would be willing to leave Chicago if he got a shot with another club.

The 18-year-old answered, "Yes I would leave."

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Duran's remarks obviously irritated fans, with some calling for him to be cut. The 18-year-old took to Twitter to issue an apology.

"To all Chicago Fire fans! Please accept my sincerest apologies for my reckless Instagram stories. Now I understand that my words could have been interpreted in a different context than what I meant. I am very happy to be in Chicago Fire and in a league like this #cf97," Duran wrote on Twitter.

It's still unclear if the Chicago Fire will punish Jhon Duran or possibly trade him when the transfer window opens.