Columbus Crew trade 2013 international slot to FC Dallas for 2014 Supplemental Draft pick

The transfer window will be opening soon, and some MLS teams are looking to make moves.

Perhaps in anticipation of the transfer window, the Columbus Crew and FC Dallas have completed a trade, the teams announced Friday in a press release. Columbus traded a 2013 international roster slot in exchange for Dallas' fourth-round pick in the 2014 Supplemental Draft, which suggests that FCD head coach Schellas Hyndman has at least one addition in his cross hairs.

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The international roster slot that is now Dallas' will return to Columbus on January 1, 2014. Further details of the trade were not disclosed, in accordance with MLS' and the clubs' respective policies.

Columbus now have seven international slots for the season, with five of them currently occupied by players on the roster. FC Dallas now have nine international spots, eight of which are occupied.