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Seattle Sounders re-sign Jimmy Medranda and Stefan Cleveland

Jimmy Medranda - Seattle Sounders - battling for ball


The Seattle Sounders have re-signed defender Jimmy Medranda and goalkeeper Stefan Cleveland, the club announced Wednesday. Both players enter their second season with the club.

“We are pleased to add two more pieces to our roster ahead of the 2021 season,” GM & President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey said in a club statement. “Stefan did well as a member of our goalkeeping group last year, and we were impressed with Jimmy after he joined us late last season. Both will provide our squad with quality depth as we head into a new campaign.”

Medranda, who turns 27 in February, arrived in a trade from Nashville SC in October of last season. He made two regular season appearances off the bench for the Sounders. 

Prior to Nashville and Seattle, Medranda spent his first seven seasons in MLS with Sporting KC. All in all, he's made 99 appearances in the league.

Cleveland, 26, served as Stefan Frei's backup for Seattle. He was acquired from Chicago Fire FC before the season and has a total of five MLS appearances.