Philadelphia Union Acquire up to $225,000 in General Allocation Money from Nashville SC
CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union announced today that the club has acquired up to $225,000 in General Allocation Money from Nashville SC in exchange for two selections in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft (picks number 46 and 73) and the Union's natural first round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft.
"Our philosophy is, and continues to be, focused on our academy pipeline as a source for cultivating young talent for our first team," said Ernst Tanner, Union Sporting Director. "As we see two homegrown players continue on to European leagues and ten total homegrowns on our 2021 roster, we've proven that our model and allocation of resources works."
Specifics of the trade are as follows: in exchange for the draft choices, the Union receive a guaranteed $50,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money and an extra $175,000 in conditional General Allocation Money pending certain performance metrics being met by players chosen by Nashville in the SuperDraft.
TRANSACTION: Philadelphia Union receive up to $225,000 in General Allocation Money from Nashville SC in exchange for two selections in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft (picks 46 and 73) and the Union's natural first round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft on January 19, 2021.
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