American striker Aron Johannsson is headed to Poland's Lech Poznan

Aron Johannsson is on the move again, joining Polish club Lech Poznan as a free agent.

The Icelandic-American striker finished the 2020 Swedish Allsvenskan season with 12 goals in 22 games for Hammarby, his best run of form in more than five years.

Johannsson, 30, signed with Lech Poznan, 10th in the Ekstraklasa, through 2021. His deal has an option through the 2022-2023 season. Other Americans in Poland are U.S. international Kenny Saief (Lechia Gdansk) and former Barcelona academy player Ben Lederman (Rakow Czestochowa).

Johannsson parlayed his success at Danish club AGF (21 goals in 48 Superliga games) and Dutch club AZ (29 goals in 60 Eredivisie games) and his selection to the 2014 U.S. World Cup team into a move to German club Werder Bremen, but he scored only four goals and made only 28 appearances in four Bundesliga seasons.

An adductor injury and hip problems in Johannsson's first season at Bremen set him back. An ankle injury in his final season in Germany limited him to a single three-minute appearance in his farewell game.

Johannsson was born in Mobile, Alabama, where his Icelandic parents were students. He has not played for the USA since 2015.

His success in 2020 did catch the attention of U.S. national team coach Gregg Berhalter, who began his coaching career in Hammarby.
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