HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from BK Hacken on January 24, 2017.
Schuller mainly plays in a more defensive role in the midfield, he is not afraid to make a foray into the opposing penalty area. He has a deft touch that has allowed him to net several spectacular goals in his career so far. He should slot in as a box-to-box midfielder for Minnesota, utilizing his ability to tackle and win the ball and his passing ability.
INTERNATIONAL: Has made 14 appearances with the Finnish national team as of Jan. 27, 2017.
OUTSIDE MLS: Schüller turned pro at just 17-years-old, signing FC Honka in his hometown of Espoo, Finland. He made 63 appearances for the club, helping it reach Europa League qualifying for three-straight seasons. He was transferred to Finnish giants HJK in in early 2012 and, despite the high pressure environment, was a huge success with the country’s top club. He scored 10 goals in 88 appearances on route to three consecutive league titles and help HJK become the first Finnish club to reach the Europa League group stage. Following the 2015 season, Schüller transferred to BK Hacken in Sweden’s Allsvenskan. He featured in roughly half of the league matches in 2016, scoring his first goal for the club in the final match of the season.