MLS Trade Central: Friday's deals

After two disastrous years in England, Brek Shea is back in MLS, signing with expansion club Orlando City.
 
Shea, who trained with Orlando City last summer, was a member of the 2011 MLS Best XI and finalist for the 2011 MLS MVP award, but he played just three games in parts of three seasons with Stoke. Loan spells at Barnsley and Birmingham City didn't work out, either.

He has 27 caps for the USA, earning Jurgen Klinsmann's favor early in the tenure of the national team coach before his lack of playing time and off-the-field issues took him out of the 2014 World Cup picture. Shea's big moment came when he scored the winning goal in the 2013 Gold Cup.

-- The Chicago Fire has signed Ghanaian striker David Accam as its second Designated Player signing of the offseason. He joins the Fire after spending the past three years with Swedish club Helsingborgs IF, where he scored 30 goals in 62 Allsvenskan matches.

Accam came through the Right To Dream Academy that has produced a number of current U.S. college stars. He first moved to England on a academic scholarship before playing for non-league clubs Ledbury Town and Evesham United. He spent the first half of 2012 with Ostersunds FK of the Swedish third division before joining Helsingborgs in August.

Nigerian forward Kennedy Igboananike signed with the Fire from AIK.

-- Real Salt Lake traded three-year midfielder Sebastian Velasquez to New York City FC in exchange for allocation money.  He was the first junior college player selected in the MLS SuperDraft in six years when RSL selected him with the 36th overall pick out of Spartanburg Methodist College in 2012. In three seasons, he made 38 regular-season appearances, scoring one goal with five assists.

Chicago Fire
IN:
M Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire Academy)
F Kennedy Igboananike (AIK, Sweden)
D/M Joevin Jones (W Connection, Trin. & Tobago)
M Michael Stephens (Stabaek, Norway)
D Eric Gehrig (Orlando City)
F David Accam (Helsingborg, Sweden)

OUT:
M Logan Pause (retired)
M Alex (option declined)
F Robert Earnshaw (option declined)
F Matt Fondy (waived)
D Marco Franco (waived)
D Patrick Ianni (option declined)
M Benji Joya (Santos, Mexico -- loan return)
D Hunter Jumper (option declined)
D Steven Kinney (option declined)
D Gonzalo Segares (option declined)
F Florent Sinama-Pongolle (waived)
M Grant Ward (Tottenham, England -- loan return)
D Bakary Soumare (Montreal)
M Sanna Nyassi (San Jose)
F Juan Luis Anangono (Leones Negros, Mexico)

Colorado Rapids
IN:
F Caleb Calvert (Chivas USA)
D Michael Harrington (Portland)
F Dimitry Imbongo (New England)
F Geoffrey Castillion (New England)
D Bobby Burling (Chivas USA)

OUT:
M Brian Mullan (retired)
D Gale Agbossoumonde (waived)
M Carlos Alvarez (option declined)
M Davy Armstrong (option declined)
F Edson Buddle (option declined)
M Kamani Hill (option declined)
M Nick LaBrocca (option declined)
GK Joe Nasco (option declined)
D Thomas Piermayr (waived)
D Grant Van De Casteele (option declined)
GK Joe Nasco (New England)
F Dimitry Imbongo (option declined)
F Geoffrey Castillion (waived)
M Tony Cascio (Orlando City)
F Danny Mwanga (Orlando City)
D Marvell Wynne (San Jose)

Columbus Crew
IN:
F Kei Kamara (Middlesbrough, England)
M Ben Swanson (Crew Soccer Academy)
M Mohammed Saeid (Orebro, Sweden)
M Kristinn Steindorsson (Halmstad, Sweden)

OUT:
M Fifi Baiden (waived)
D Ross Friedman (waived)
M Daniel Paladini (option declined)
M Agustin Viana (waived)
M Matt Walker (waived)
D Matt Wiet (waived)
D Josh Williams (New York City FC)
M Bernardo Anor (Sporting KC)
F Jairo Arrieta (Orlando City)
D Eric Gehrig (Orlando City)

FC Dallas
IN:
M Alejandro Zendejas (FC Dallas Academy)
G Dan Kennedy (Chivas USA)
M Atiba Harris (FC Dallas)

OUT:
D Jair Benitez (option declined)
D Walter Cabrera (waived)
M Andres Escobar (Dynamo Kyiv, Ukraine -- loan return)
GK Raul Fernandez (waived)
M Peter Luccin (waived)
M Adam Moffat (option declined)
M Hendry Thomas (option declined)
F Jonathan Top (waived)
D Nick Walker (waived)
D George John (New York City FC)

D.C. United
IN:
M Thomas McNamara (Chivas USA)
M Andrew Driver (Houston)

OUT:
GK Joe Willis (Houston)
D Samuel Inkoom (Houston)
D Nana Attakora (option declined)
M Alex Caskey (option declined)
D Jeff Parke (option declined)
M Kyle Porter (waived)
D Conor Shanosky (option declined)
M Lewis Neal (Orlando City)
M Thomas McNamara (New York City FC)

Houston Dynamo
IN:
M Memo Rodriguez (Houston Dynamo Academy)
GK Joe Willis (D.C. United)
D Samuel Inkoom (D.C. United)
F Chandler Hoffman (LA Galaxy)
M Nathan Sturgis (Chivas USA)

OUT:
D Eric Brunner (retired)
D Anthony Arena (waived)
F Omar Cummings (option declined)
F Brian Ownby (option declined)
F Bryan Salazar (waived)
M Servando Carrasco (out of contract)
M Andrew Driver (D.C. United)
GK Tally Hall (Orlando City)
F Mark Sherrod (Orlando City)

LA Galaxy
IN:
-

OUT:
M Landon Donovan (retired)
D Kyle Venter (waived)
F Rob Friend (retired)
D Rafael Garcia (option declined)
GK Brian Perk (option declined)
D James Riley (option declined)
F Chandler Hoffman (Houston)

Montreal Impact 
IN:
D Donny Toia (Chivas USA)
M Marco Donadel (Hellas Verona, Italy)
M Nigel Reo-Coker (Chivas USA)
GK Eric Kronberg (Sporting KC)
 D Bakary Soumare (Chicago)

OUT:
F Marco Di Vaio (retired)
D Matteo Ferrari (option declined)
D Mamadou 'Futty' Danso (out of contract)
M James Bissue (waived)
M Zakaria Messoudi (waived)
M Gorka Larrea (waived)
M Gege Soriola (waived)
GK Troy Perkins (out of contract)
D Heath Pearce (Orlando City)

New England Revolution
IN:
GK Joe Nasco (Colorado)
F Tristan Bowen (Seattle)

OUT:
F Dimitry Imbongo (Colorado)
F Geoffrey Castillion (Colorado)
GK Joe Nasco (option declined)
GK Larry Jackson (waived)
GK Luis Soffner (waived)
D Jossimar Sanchez (waived)
M Donnie Smith (option declined)
M Shalrie Joseph (option declined)
M Alec Sundly (waived)
F Andre Akpan (option declined)
D Stephen McCarthy (out of contract)
F Patrick Mullins (New York City FC)
F Tony Taylor (New York City FC)

New York City FC
IN:
F David Villa (Atletico Madrid, Spain -- on loan to Melbourne City, England)
D Jeb Brovsky (Montreal)
GK Josh Saunders (Real Salt Lake)
M Frank Lampard (Chelsea, England -- on loan to Manchester City, England)
M Andrew Jacobson (FC Dallas)
D Kwame Watson-Siriboe (Real Salt Lake)
M Matt Dunn (Chivas USA)
D Josh Williams (Columbus)
F Omar Salgado (Vancouver)
M Ned Grabavoy (Real Salt Lake)
F Patrick Mullins (New England)
D Jason Hernandez (San Jose)
M Daniel Lovitz (Toronto FC)
F Tony Taylor (New England)
M Mehdi Ballouchy (Vancouver)
D George John (FC Dallas)
M Thomas McNamara (D.C. United)
M Sal Zizzo (Sporting KC)
D Chris Wingert (Real Salt Lake)
GK Ryan Meara (New York Red Bulls)
GK Akira Fitzgerald (Carolina RailHawks)
M Sebastian Velasquez (Real Salt Lake)

OUT:
M Daniel Lovitz (Toronto FC)
M Sal Zizzo (New York Red Bulls)
F Omar Salgado (Tigres, Mexico)

New York Red Bulls
IN:
M Sal Zizzo (New York City FC)
M Sean Davis (Duke Univ.)

OUT:
F Thierry Henry (out of contract)
F Saer Sene (option declined)
D Kosuke Kimura (option declined)
M Bobby Convey (option declined)
M Marius Obekop (option declined)
D Damien Perrinelle (option declined)
D Ibrahim Sekagya (option declined)
D Richard Eckersley (option declined)
D Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake)
GK Ryan Meara (New York Red Bulls)

Orlando City
IN:  
M Kevin Molino (Orlando City USL PRO)
M Darwin Ceren (Orlando City USL PRO)
D Tyler Turner (Orlando City USL PRO)
D Tommy Redding (Orlando City USL PRO)
M Kaka (AC Milan, Italy)
M Estrela (Orlando City USL PRO)
D Rafael Ramos (Orlando City USL PRO)
D Luke Boden (Orlando City USL PRO)
M Harrison Heath (Orlando City USL PRO)
M Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia)
D Aurelien Collin (Sporting KC)
GK Tally Hall (Houston)
GK Donovan Ricketts (Portland)
M Tony Cascio (Colorado)
D Jalil Anibaba (Seattle)
F Pedro Ribeiro (Philadelphia)
M Lewis Neal (D.C. United)
F Jairo Arrieta (Columbus)
D Heath Pearce (Montreal)
F Danny Mwanga (Colorado)
F Mark Sherrod (Houston)
D Eric Gehrig (Columbus)
F Bryan Rochez (Real Espana, Honduras)
GK Josh Ford (Seattle)
M Brek Shea (Stoke City, England)

OUT:
D Eric Gehrig (Chicago)
F Mark Sherrod (San Jose)
D Jalil Anibaba (Sporting KC)

Philadelphia Union  
IN:
F C.J. Sapong (Sporting KC)

OUT:
M Corben Bone (option declined)
F Brian Brown (waived)
F Conor Casey (option declined)
M Fred (option declined)
F Cristhian Hernandez (waived)
M Amobi Okugo (Orlando City)
F Pedro Ribeiro (Orlando City)

Portland Timbers
IN:
GK Adam Larsen Kwarasey (Stromsgodset, Norway)
M Dairon Asprilla (Alianza Petrolera, Colombia)
D Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake)
D Jeanderson (Cruzeiro, Brazil)

OUT:
M Steve Zakuani (retired)
D Michael Harrington (traded to Colorado)
M Kalif Alhassan (option declined)
M Steven Evans (option declined-signed by T2)
D Bryan Gallego (waived)
D Pa Modou Kah (waived)
D Rauwshan McKenzie (out of contract)
D Danny O'Rourke (out of contract)
F Jose Valencia (Olimpo Bahia Blanca, Argentina)
GK Donovan Ricketts (Orlando City)

Real Salt Lake
IN:
M Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake AZ)
D Jamison Olave (New York Red Bulls)

OUT:
D Rich Balchan (option declined)
F Benji Lopez (waived)
D Aaron Maund (option declined)
D Nat Borchers (Portland)
M Ned Grabavoy (New York City FC)
D Chris Wingert (New York City FC)
F Robbie Findley (Toronto FC)
M Sebastian Velasquez (New York City FC)

San Jose Earthquakes
IN:
F Kris Tyrpak (Chivas USA)
M Leandro Barrera (Chivas USA)
GK Andy Gruenebaum (Sporting KC)
D Marvell Wynne (Colorado)
M Sanna Nyassi (Chicago)

OUT:
D Andreas Gorlitz (waived)
M Billy Knutsen (waived)
M Tommy Muller (waived)
F Billy Schuler (waived)
GK Jon Busch (out of contract)
D Jason Hernandez (New York City FC)
M Atiba Harris (FC Dallas)

Seattle Sounders   
IN:
F Victor Mansaray (Seattle Sounders Academy)

OUT:
GK Marcus Hahnemann (retired)
D Onyekachi Apam (option declined)
F Sean Okoli (option declined)
D Djimi Traore (option declined)
F Cam Weaver (option declined)
D/F Eriq Zavaleta (option declined)
D Jalil Anibaba (Orlando City)
F Tristan Bowen (New England)
GK Josh Ford (Orlando City)

Sporting Kansas City
IN:
M Bernardo Anor (Columbus)
D Jalil Anibaba (Orlando City)
M James Marcelin (Ft. Lauderdale Strikers)
F Krisztian Nemeth (Roda JC, Netherlands)
GK Luis Marin (O'Higgins, Chile)

OUT:
M Antonio Dovale (waived)
M Michael Kafari (waived)
M Victor Munoz (waived)
M Martin Steuble (waived)
M Christian Duke (waived)
M Lawrence Olum (contract terminated)
D Josh Gardner (option declined)
D Aurelien Collin (Orlando City)
F C.J. Sapong (Philadelphia)
M Sal Zizzo (New York City FC)
GK Eric Kronberg (Montreal)
GK Andy Gruenebaum (San Jose)

Toronto FC
IN:
M Marco Delgado (Chivas USA)
M Daniel Lovitz (New York City FC)
F Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake)

OUT:
F Dwayne De Rosario (option declined)
D Doneil Henry (Apollon Limassol, Cyprus -- loan return)
D Bradley Orr (Blackburn Rovers, England -- loan return)
D Ryan Richter (option declined)
F Andrew Wiedeman (option declined)
M Daniel Lovitz (New York City FC)
M Jeremy Hall (New England)

Vancouver Whitecaps   
IN:
M Marco Bustos (Whitecaps Academy)

OUT:
D Jay DeMerit (retired)
D Carlyle Mitchell (out of contract)
M Bryce Alderson (option declined)
F Omar Salgado (New York City FC)
F Mamadou Diouf (waived)
M Sebastian Fernandez (Boston River, Uruguay -- loan return)
D Johnny Leveron (option declined)
M Mehdi Ballouchy (New York City FC)
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