HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on May 7, 2019.
Left back is a notoriously difficult position to fill, and there are few in MLS who can match the cyclonic activity kicked up by Jones along that flank. His first MLS season with Chicago in 2015 revealed a defender with pure wingback sensibilities who lives to push into the opponent’s final third as an added attacker. A capable crosser with good instincts, Jones doesn’t skimp on the defensive end either as a capable heads up defender who will routinely run down attacks from seemingly nowhere.
INTERNATIONAL: Jones is a mainstay for the Trinidad & Tobago National Team, where he has 76 career caps and nine goals.
OUTSIDE MLS: Jones rode onto the regional scene with popular T&T club W Connection, where he worked his way up to team captain by his fifth season in 2013. After a brief 2014 loan to Finnish club HJK Helsinki, Jones moved to the Chicago Fire prior to the 2015. Jones, 27, returns to Seattle after spending the past two seasons with SV Darmstadt 98, where he recorded 44 appearances with six goals over two seasons in 2. Bundesliga, the German second division