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, Gregus was one of the best No. 8s, and one of the most underrated players, in the league in 2019. He'll again anchor the Loons midfield in 2020.
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 26 caps for the Slovak national team since debuting for the senior side in 2015. Scored the first of his three international goals to date against Malta in a 2018 World Cup qualifier. He also found the back of the net