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Sporting Kansas City acquire Benny Feilhaber from Colorado Rapids – MLSsoccer.com

Sporting Kansas City acquire Benny Feilhaber from Colorado Rapids – MLSsoccer.com

Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade Benny Feilhaber is coming home. Sporting Kansas City have traded for the midfielder from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for Abdul Rwatubyaye, a 2019 international roster spot, $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money and Sporting’s natural second round pick in the 2020 Superdraft. Feilhaber will serve as Sporting’s season-ending injury…

Benny Feilhaber - Wearing Kansas City - July 31, 2016

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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Trade

Benny Feilhaber is coming dwelling. Wearing Kansas City have traded for the midfielder from the Colorado Rapids in substitute for Abdul Rwatubyaye, a 2019 world roster location, $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money and Wearing’s pure 2d round purchase in the 2020 Superdraft. Feilhaber would perchance aid as Wearing’s season-ending hurt substitute participant for Rodney Wallace. Colorado will utilize the participant’s 2019 wage funds keep much less the $250,000 of wage funds relief afforded to Wearing for a season-ending hurt substitute participant. The clubs launched the commerce on Wednesday. 

Feilhaber, 34, spent 5 seasons with SKC between 2013-17, making 150 appearances, successful MLS Cup in 2013 besides to two MLS Begin Cups (2015, 2017). 

“This transaction lets in us to amass and reallocate fundamental resources toward younger, dynamic, high doable gamers who are committed to our club and our challenge,” acknowledged Rapids EVP & customary manager, Padraig Smith in a assertion. “We’re ecstatic to welcome Abdul to Colorado. He is a participant with huge skill and assorted upside who we’re angry to gaze compose with us.”

The damaged-down US world enjoyed his most productive seasons underneath Peter Vermes, in conjunction with profession highs in targets (10) and assists (15) in 2015. He departed for LAFC closing season before signing with the Colorado Rapids this iciness, making nine appearances this season because the Rapids remain backside of the Western Conference. 

Rwatubyaye, 22, joined SKC this iciness from Rwandan club Rayon Sports FC and has made 22 appearances with the Rwandan nationwide group. He seemed twice in MLS play for SKC, in conjunction with one open. 

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