HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on February 18, 2020. Transferred to Bologna on August 13, 2021. Loaned back for remainder of 2020 season. Will remain on loan for the 2021 season.
Binks is a young center back with high passing quality who was arguably Montréal's top player in 2020. Binks appeared in 21 games (20 starts) and participated in two of their three Concacaf Champions League games. When the league's 22 Under 22 list was revealed, Binks slotted into No. 11 of the league’s top up-and-coming talents.
INTERNATIONAL: Binks is part of the English youth setup, making his debut with the U19 team in a friendly game against Germany’s U19s, on September 9, 2019. He previously played with England’s U16, U17 and U18 teams. He also played with Scotland’s U16 and U18 teams.
OUTSIDE MLS: Binks joined CF Montréal after coming through the Tottenham Hotspur academy, joining the English Premier League side at the age of 6, in 2007. He played more than 2,000 minutes in the 2019-20 with the Spurs’ U18, U19 and U23 teams, starting eight games in the Premier League 2 with the U23s, appearing in 720 minutes and scoring one goal. He also started two EFL Trophy games, six UEFA Youth League games with the U19s, and eight games in the Premier League U18, wearing the captain’s armband in seven of those games. He also recorded more than 2,000 minutes in the 2018-19 season, playing with the U18 team.