TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing
Orlando City SC have signed midfielder Raul Aguilera to a Homegrown contract, the club announced Monday. Aguilera is the team's 10th-ever homegrown signing.
Aguilera, 21, spent 2020 with Orlando City B, the team's USL-affiliate, where he had a goal in eight appearances. Prior to OCSC B, Aguilera starred at the University of North Carolina, making 44 appearances from 2017-19.
“Raul is a great young player that has been with the Club from the very beginning,” EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi said in a club statement. “He learned a lot from his time with a top-flight program at the collegiate level and brought that knowledge to our system and continued to work hard. Raul is a player that is incredibly dedicated to this Club, has shown us his love for this city and proven that he is truly a Lion through and through.”
Orlando open their season on April 17 against Atlanta United.