HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 27, 2017.
Silva returned to Salt Lake City last season after spending 2016 in Mexico with Liga MX champions Tigres. He is a versatile attacking player who had a quality second half of 2017 and should compete for significant minutes this year.
COLLEGE: Played four years at UC-Santa Barbara and was a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist his senior year.
OUTSIDE MLS: With Tigres, Silva made two appearances since making the move to Mexico prior to 2016, both coming in CONCACAF Champions League.