HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Aug. 8, 2018.
Perez is a diminutive attacker who returned to the Southern California area after spending three years playing in Italy. He will look to carve out a role under Bob Bradley.
INTERNATIONAL: The 5-foot-5 forward was a member of the U.S. U-17 FIFA World Cup squad in 2015 alongside Christian Pulisic. P3rez has come through the ranks of U.S. youth soccer, earning call-ups to the U-17, U-19 and U-20 teams.
OUTSIDE MLS: While with Fiorentina’s U-19 side, Perez appeared in 46 matches in the Italian Campionato Primavera 1, scoring 17 goals and adding 14 assists across all competitions. He made his Serie A debut in a 4-2 loss against Inter Milan on November 28, 2016. In August 2017, Perez was loaned to Italian Serie C side A.S. Livorno Calcio, where he would go on to tally three assists in 25 matches.
NOTES: Former member of the Chivas USA academy...nephew of former USMNT midfielder Hugo Perez.