HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Deportivo La Coruña and signed as a Designated Player on Jan. 30, 2019.
Joining New England from Spanish side Deportivo de La Coruña as a Designated Player last winter, Gil found his feet immediately, earning the Revs’ captaincy and tabbing 10 goals and 14 assists in league play. His cultured passing and vision was pivotal as the club rallied from a woeful start to the year to earn a spot in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, their first postseason appearance since 2015.
INTERNATIONAL: Gil made one appearance for Spain's Under-21 squad in 2015. He appeared as a substitute in Spain's UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifying match against Albania and tallied an assist in the 4-0 win.
OUTSIDE MLS: Gil most recently spent more than two years with Deportivo La Coruña in La Liga, and previously played two seasons in the Premier League with Aston Villa. Across all competitions in eight professional seasons, Gil has made 182 appearances and registered 13 goals along with 14 assists.
NOTES: MLS Newcomer of the Year (2019)