Toronto FC trades GK Clint Irwin to Colorado Rapids for 2019 draft pick

Toronto FC goalkeeper Clint Irwin has been traded again to the Colorado Rapids.

Toronto FC despatched backup goalkeeper Clint Irwin to the Colorado Rapids on Friday for a second-round pick (39th general) within the 2019 MLS SuperDraft.

Toronto had introduced in November it was not exercising its contract choice on the 29-year-old Irwin.

The goalie joined Toronto from Colorado in a January 2016 commerce. He misplaced his beginning job to Alex Bono. With a wage of $221,300 final season, he grew to become expendable.

In the meantime, Brazilian striker Sergio Santos has signed with the Philadelphia Union, the crew introduced Friday.

Santos just lately advised a media outlet in Chile that he supposed to be part of the Union.

Philadelphia used focused allocation cash to get the deal completed however did not launch the quantity of the switch payment.

The 24-year-old Santos scored 9 targets for Chilean membership Audax Italiano this season. He has 19 targets in 74 appearances (42 begins) over 5 seasons with the membership.

“Sergio is a younger ahead with potential and we’re happy to full his signing,” Union sporting director Ernst Tanner stated in a press release. “Once we met with him in Chile, it grew to become obvious that he’s match for our membership each as a participant and as an individual.

“He took an unconventional route going to Chile on his personal at age 19, however now we have noticed fast enchancment and growth at Audax, and consider he’s prepared for this subsequent step. We subsequent look ahead to integrating him as shortly as attainable with the crew at first of preseason.”

Data from Reuters and the Related Press was used on this story.



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