Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - Sporting Kansas City has acquired
midfielder Benny Feilhaber from the New England Revolution, it was announced
In exchange for the 27-year-old, New England will receive allocation money,
Sporting's natural first round pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and natural
second round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.
"Benny is an excellent two-way, box-to-box midfielder who has tremendous
ability, especially with the final pass," Sporting KC Manager Peter Vermes
said. "His experience with the U.S. National Team programs and playing
overseas will serve him well in our system."
Feilhaber has made 39 appearances for the United States Men's National Team,
debuting in 2007. He made 52 appearances for the Revolution over the last two
seasons, scoring five goals and adding nine assists. Before signing with MLS
in April of 2011, Feilhaber played professionally in the Danish SuperLiga,
Germany's Bundesliga and the English Premier League.
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