PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Fire have traded David Accam to the Philadelphia Union in a major trade, the league confirmed at the MLS SuperDraft on Friday.
As first reported by ESPN FC, the Fire will receive $1.2 million in allocation money -- $300,000 in general and $900,000 in targeted allocation funds -- making the deal among the most expensive between MLS clubs.
LAFC selected a pair of full-backs with two of the first three picks in Friday's MLS SuperDraft for college players, starting with Akron's Joao Moutinho with the top selection.
But perhaps the biggest news to come out of the draft came when hosts Philadelphia Union sent $1.2 million in allocation to the Chicago Fire for winger David Accam.
Moutinho, who turned 20 last week, is primarily a left-back but can play in both defense and midfield. The Portugal native scored three goals with five...
Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed a new deal with MLS club Chicago Fire and set his sights on winning a trophy.
Bayern Munich and Germany great Schweinsteiger, 33, put pen to paper on a new contract as a designated player for the 2018 season.
He told the club's official website: "Our year ended without a trophy, and so it felt incomplete. As a sportsman I cannot accept this.
"I love this city, I love this sport, and I love winning. And so it is with great happiness that I announce my return to the...