Alejandro Romero Gamarra
HOW ACQUIRED: Completed transfer from Huracan and signed as a Young Designated Player on Feb. 16, 2018.
Romero Gamarra, or Kaku, is a highly skilled, creative and hard-working midfielder who provided a dynamic presence in the Red Bulls attack. He was among the league's leaders with 14 assists in 2018 and should again be one of the league's top playmakers in 2020.
INTERNATIONAL: Has represented Argentina at youth levels through Under-20 and appeared in three matches during the 2015 U-20 World Cup, starting one. Kaku made the one-time FIFA switch to Paraguay last May and made five appearances for Los Guaraníes, scoring a pair of goals.
OUTSIDE MLS: The Ciudadela, Argentina, native began his professional career with CA Huracan at age 18. Over four and a half seasons, Gamarra has appeared in 95 matches and recorded eight goals and 13 assists. In the first half of the 2017/18 season he tallied one goal and three assists in 12 matches over 822 minutes.