After seven seasons and just seven first-team league appearances, Luca de la Torre
has left promoted English Premier League club Fulham for Heracles of the Dutch Eredivisie.
Torre, 22, is a native of California and moved to Fulham from San Diego Surf when he was 16 He made his league debut for the Cottagers in October 2017 when they were in the League Championship. All
seven appearances were off the bench. None came in 2018-19 when Fulham was in the Premier League.
Fulham won promotion this week with a 2-1 win over Brentford in the playoff final. De la
Torre made only two appearances in 2018-19 and dressed only once after the restart in June. His one senior cap came in 2018 against Ireland.
Heracles, based in Almelo, a town of 70,000
located in the eastern Netherlands, finished eighth in the 2019-20 Eredivisie, which was halted in March. It is scheduled to open the 2020-21 season on Sept. 13.