HOW ACQUIRED: Selected by the Chicago Fire in the first round (No. 10 overall) of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft.
An agile and athletic ball-winning defensive midfielder, Adams impressed in his rookie season, earning 10 starts in 15 appearances. The Englishman made his MLS debut in a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena. He started in seven consecutive matches from April 21-May 26, logging a total of 908 minutes during the regular season.
OUTSIDE MLS: Adams came up through the youth ranks at Nottingham Forest before moving to Derby County, where he made 15 appearances for the U-18s. He made one appearance for Boston United in National League North. Adams also played twice for the club's U-21 side. Adams played two seasons at Syracuse University, earning All-ACC Second Team honors in his freshman year and he was named team captain in 2017.
NOTES: Adams signed a Generation adidas contract on Jan. 5, 2018.