HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on a four-and-a-half year Homegrown contract on Aug. 10, 2018.
The midfielder, who became the youngest signing in club history, followed an impressive late 2018 with 14 starts in 20 appearances in his first full MLS season. The 18-year-old had two goals and two assists. A year after spending 10 days training with Freiburg in the German Bundesliga, Bassett was with Arsenal this offseason.
ACADEMY: Represented the Rapids at the U-16/17 and U-18/19 levels after the joining the club’s Development Academy in 2017 from Colorado Rush. Scored nine goals during his 2018 season, earning Academy Player of the Year honors.
INTERNATIONAL: Called up to Anthony Hudson's first United States Under-20 national team training camp in January. Was called up to the U-18 national team for its training camp last January.