The Philadelphia Union moved one player and acquired another in two separate transactions on Monday.
The club announced they have loaned former MLS Rookie of the Year Austin Berry to South Korean second-division side FC Anyang. The 26-year-old, who was acquired by the Union before the start of the 2014 season, did not feature for a single MLS minute after Jim Curtin took over the reins of the club in June 2014.
“We feel that this is the perfect level for Austin to continue his development,” Union technical director Chris Albright said in a club statement. “We wish him the best and look forward to him representing the club well.”
Shortly after, the Union revealed they have signed No. 31 overall draft pick Dzenan Catic after the forward showed well during preseason. The 22-year-old Bosnian native, who grew up in Michigan and made his name as NAIA Player of the Year at Davenport University in Michigan, is a former FC Kaiserslautern reserve team player.
“We were surprised to have the opportunity to draft Dzenan in the second round, and he’s continued to show his potential as a player since he’s been in camp,” Albright said in a club statement. “He has a goalscorer's instincts, and he will continue to improve while adding depth up front.”