HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Bournemouth on Aug. 8, 2018.
Smith is a speedy left back whose versatility and skill should be a boost for the Sounders.
INTERNATIONAL: Smith played for England at the youth level, including the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He is cap-tied with Australia, though, with whom he has 19 international appearances. He played in 12 matches for Australia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying.
OUTSIDE MLS: The 24-year-old has spent the past five seasons in England, originally with Liverpool and then at Bournemouth for the past two years.