Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Wednesday
the club has sent striker Caleb Clarke on a year-long loan to Bundesliga side
"Caleb is a young player with a lot of upside," said Whitecaps head coach
Martin Rennie. "This is a great opportunity for Caleb to continue in his
development and we look forward to seeing the progress he'll make while with
The 20-year-old Clarke will train and play with Augsburg's Under-23 team and
will also have regular training session with Augsburg's first team.
Clarke, a native of Richmond, BC, joined the Whitecaps residency program in
September 2009 and signed an MLS Homegrown Player contract with Vancouver on
April 24, 2012.
Clarke made his MLS debut at home on August 15, 2012, against FC Dallas,
coming on as a late substitute for fellow striker Kenny Miller. Clarke also
made a substitute appearance against Chivas USA on October 3.
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