Player Details

Name

Ján Gregus

Pronunciation

Yahn GREG-us

Height

6' 2"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.29.1991 (30)

Birthplace

Nitra, Slovakia

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

Left

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

Designated Player
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

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 is one of the best No. 8s, and one of the most underrated players, in the league.

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 28 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 

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