Transfer outlook: MLS players to watch as European, Liga MX windows close
The MLS Secondary Transfer Window closed back on Aug. 4, but transfer windows around the world remain open. Namely, those in major European leagues and Liga MX.
How He Joined The Club: Signed as San Jose’s youngest Homegrown Player (15 years and 102 days) on Jan. 23, 2019.
2020 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made four starts in 17 appearances in his debut season … Made his Earthquakes and MLS debut against Minnesota United FC on Mar. 7 … Scored his first career goal against the LA Galaxy on Aug. 29… Recorded one goal, one assist and a career-high 466 minutes in 2020 … MLS is Back: Made two appearances during the MLS is Back Tournament … MLS Cup Playoffs: entered as a substitute and played five minutes in a loss against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Nov. 22 in the Knockout Round.
2019 (San Jose Earthquakes/Reno 1868 FC): Did not feature in MLS play … Made four starts in four appearances for San Jose’s USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC … Tallied a goal in professional debut against San Antonio FC on June 8 … U.S. Open Cup: Made Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup debut in Fourth-Round matchup against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 … Did not feature in Round of 16 match against LAFC on June 20 … International Friendlies: Made Earthquakes debut and scored San Jose’s lone goal against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Did not feature against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.
Quakes Academy: Joined the Quakes Academy after leading the nation with 34 goals in 32 appearances for the Ballistic United U-15s during the 2017-18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season … Registered three goals in eight appearances for the Quakes Academy U-17s … Briefly played for the Quakes’ U-19s, competing against players up to three years his senior… Rated as a five-star prospect by TopDrawerSoccer and is ranked as the No. 2 player in the nation for the Class of 2022.
International: Scored in his national team debut for the U.S. U-16s in September of 2018 … Appeared in all three matches for the U.S. U-17s in 2018 Nike International Friendlies and scored against Chile.
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