Chivas USA sends Rosales to 'Caps for Reo-Coker
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] Mauro Rosales is on the move again. After only nine months with Chivas USA, the Argentine midfielder has
been traded to the Vancouver Whitecaps for unsettled English midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker.
Rosales joined Chivas USA from Seattle following the 2013
season. He was named the 2011 MLS Newcomer of the Year with the Sounders and had 34 assists in 86 games with them. He led Chivas USA with eight assists in 21 games. Chivas USA, in limbo following the
sale of the club to MLS, is in last place in the Western Conference.
After starting 31 of 34 games in 2013, Reo-Coker, 30, has made just eight starts for the 'Caps in 2014. Reo-Coker
lost his starting spot after suffering a concussion in an off-field accident when he walked into a bike rack and fell. He joined Vancouver last season after 11 years in the EPL with Aston Villa,
Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United.
“Nigel is a fantastic box-to-box player that has proven to be a leader in this league,” said Chivas USA coach Wilmer Cabrera. “He is an unbelievably versatile player. We feel he can help us with his defending as well as going forward in the attack. We see his experience, leadership and
great technique helping us in a lot of ways.”
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
Tab Ramos names U-20 roster for Costa Rica friendlies Dec. 8, 2:08 p.m.
Coach Tab Ramos' 20-player U.S. U-20 national team roster for friendlies at Costa Rica Dec. 17 ...
USL: Roughnecks hire Vaudreuil as head coach Dec. 8, 2 a.m.
David Vaudreuil, who started all five playoff games on D.C. United's 1997 MLS championship team, was ...
MLS Expansion: LAFC links up with OC Dec. 8, 1:41 a.m.
LAFC, slated to begin play in MLS in 2018, has reached an agreement with the USL's ...
MLS Moves: 'Caps decline option on captain Morales Dec. 8, 1:31 a.m.
After struggling with injuries the past two seasons, Chilean Pedro Morales has been officially cut loose ...
What They're Saying: Ashtone Morgan Dec. 8, 1:30 a.m.
"It got to a point where it was harder to play at home than away." -- ...
MLS Moves: 'Burrito' is no longer on the RSL menu Dec. 7, 11:26 p.m.
In 2017 at Rio Tinto Stadium the only place to get a burrito will be at ...
MLS Rewind: Midseason splurges prove tricky Dec. 7, 11:09 p.m.
One of the strongest arguments for MLS switching seasons from a spring-to-fall to fall-to-spring calendar isn't ...
MLS Cup Countdown: Newcomers deliver for finalists Dec. 7, 11:07 p.m.
Neither the Seattle Sounders nor Toronto FC would likely be in the 2016 MLS Cup without ...
Video Pick: Terrific volley for Porto by Mexico's 'Tecatito' Dec. 7, 7:21 p.m.
Mexico's 23-year-old Jesus "Tecatito" Corona scored Porto's second goal in a 5-0 UEFA Champions League win ...
USMNT: Arena meets Bundesliga quintet Dec. 7, 4:56 a.m.
Less than two weeks after taking the job, new U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena has ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives