TRANSFER TRACKER: Report
According to Ives Galarcep of Goal.com, Bayern is finalizing a $1.25 million deal for the US U-20 international. Dan Hunt, FCD president, said that Richards had not been sold after the report came out on Wednesday.
I’m told Bayern Munich is finalizing the transfer of #USMNT U-20 defender Chris Richards from FC Dallas. The Alabama-born centerback has impressed on loan with Bayern’s U-19s, and is coming off a good showing at the Concacaf Championships. Here’s more: https://t.co/afGHZeSfnv— Ives Galarcep (@SoccerByIves) December 6, 2018
Richards, 18, signed a Homegrown contract with FCD in April but was unable to be rostered due to MLS rules. The club loaned him to Bayern's U-19 side and has impressed the club's decision-makers to aim for the move to be made permanent.