HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Designated Player via transfer from FC Copenhagen on Dec. 20, 2018.
A physically imposing central midfielder with a wide passing range, Minnesota head coach Adrian Heath has said he'll look for Gregus to be the man that connects midfield and attack for Minnesota in 2019.
OUTSIDE MLS: Began his pro career in his native country in 2009 for FC Nitra, before moving to Czech side Banik Ostrava, where he made nearly 100 appearances. He had a short loan stint at English side Bolton Wanderers, and played for another Czech club, Jablonec, before moving to Copenhagen, where he won a domestic double in 2016-17. He has featured in the UEFA Champions League.
INTERNATIONAL: Has 22 caps for the Slovak national team since debuting for the senior side in 2015. Scored the first of his two international goals to date against Malta in a 2018 World Cup qualifer.