TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report
According to Steven Goff of Washington Post, Toronto have finalized the transfer of Terrence Boyd from Darmstadt. Additionally, TSN's Kristian Jack adds that Boyd is not a replacement for Sebastian Giovinco as the club are close to acquiring a Designated Player forward.
Aside from the Boyd signing I am hearing Toronto FC are very close to signing a designated player in his prime that they are hoping to announce & finalize within the next week. Aside from that they also have $1.5m TAM that they will use to bring in other players. #tfclive— Kristian Jack (@KristianJack) January 31, 2019
Boyd, 27, has spent his career to date in Germany and Austria, including stints in the ranks at Hertha Berlin, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. He's found the most success in Austria with Rapid Wien and German second-division club Darmstadt, where he's been since 2017.
With Darmstadt, Boyd has scored five goals in 44 appearances while dealing with injuries over the years, including a torn ACL. He enjoyed his most successful spell with Rapid Vienna, where he had 37 goals and 11 assists in 80 appearances.
Boyd has 14 caps (1 start) for the US national team, though has played just a total of three minutes across two appearances since 2013.