Carlos Gruezo - FC Dallas - Close up


One of FC Dallas’ top veterans is a target for a prominent German club, according to a new media report in the player’s homeland.

The player in question is Carlos Gruezo, the holding midfielder and Ecuadorian international who has anchored the FCD engine room since 2016. The club is FC Augsburg, a Bundesliga side which finished 15th in the German top flight last season. And the outlet is Ecuador radio program Area Deportiva FM, which alleges that Gruezo, 24, is set to sign a four-year deal with Augsburg.

Currently away on Copa America duty with La Tri, Gruezo has made 98 regular-season appearances for Dallas to date, and has Bundesliga priors, having joined FCD from Stuttgart three and a half years ago. He’s started two of Ecuador’s matches this month, going the full 90 in a 2-1 loss to Chile on Friday and Monday's 1-1 draw with Japan.