St. Louis CITY SC purchase defender Tim Parker in commerce with Houston Dynamo

St. Louis CITY SC acquire defender Tim Parker in trade with Houston Dynamo

St. Louis CITY SC have bolstered their protection with the signing of Tim Parker from the Houston Dynamo.

The commerce was introduced instantly following Friday’s MLS Enlargement Draft, with St. Louis paying the Dynamo $500k in Normal Allocation Cash (GAM) break up evenly throughout the subsequent two seasons.

Parker has been a constant MLS starter over the previous seven seasons, making over 200 mixed appearances for the Vancouver Whitecaps, New York Purple Bulls, and Houston Dynamo. The 29-year-old can also be capped twice at worldwide stage for the USA and has Supporters’ Defend and Canadian Championship titles to his title.

“He is a job mannequin on and off the sphere,” STL sporting director Lutz Pfannenstiel stated on the Enlargement Draft reside present. “That is precisely the participant we needed. It is a deal for us I feel the place we may be actually completely satisfied.”

Whereas Parker will be a part of Sweden worldwide Joakim Nilsson and Enlargement Draft choose Jon Bell on St. Louis’ center-back depth chart, his departure opens up an eleventh roster slot for the Dynamo. The Texas facet face a busy low season overhaul as new head coach Ben Olsen appears to be like to make his mark in Houston.

“We proceed to make vital modifications this offseason to construct a stronger membership for the long run. The sources acquired on this commerce will permit us to construct a extra aggressive roster in 2023 and past,” Dynamo basic supervisor Pat Onstad stated in a membership press launch. 

“Tim performed an influential position in our workforce over the previous two seasons and made a optimistic impression in our group. We want him effectively as he begins the subsequent chapter of his profession.”

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