HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Sept. 16, 2018. Re-signed on Dec. 24, 2018. 2020 option picked up on August 29, 2019. Signed a multi-year deal through 2023 on February 28, 2020.
Przybylko is a physical forward with a nose for goal who is coming off a breakthrough 2019 season in which he had a team-leading 15 goals and four assists.
INTERNATIONAL: Przybylko has represented Poland internationally, appearing at all levels of the country’s youth setup.
OUTSIDE MLS: Przybylko joined the Union after having last played for 1. FC Kaiserslautern in Germany, the country of his birth. He appeared 47 times for the first team in the 2. Bundesliga over a three-year stretch, scoring nine goals and adding two assists. Born in Bielefeld, Germany, he spent the bulk of his youth career at the local club, Arminia Bielefeld, where he made his senior professional debut in the 3. Liga in late 2011. He moved to 1. FC Köln in early 2012, where he scored 10 goals in 17 matches for their reserves. The next year, during the 2012-13 campaign, Przybylko made his 2. Bundesliga debut with Köln’s senior team. He played the first half of the next season at Köln before moving back to Bielefeld on loan for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Before moving to Kaiserslautern, he played one season for Greuther Fürth in 2014-15, also in the 2. Bundesliga.