DC United have today confirmed the permanent signing of record breaking goalkeeper Bill Hamid.
After spending a short amount of time in Denmark, he came back to the club on an initial loan deal for 18 months. Thankfully the club have completed the permanent signing on Dec 9th. The club have had this to say.
D.C. United have acquired goalkeeper Bill Hamid on a permanent transfer from Danish top-tier side FC Midtjylland on a new three-year deal using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM). The goalkeeper spent the last year-and-a-half on loan with the Black-and-Red from the Danish side. “Bringing Bill back to the club in 2020 and beyond was a top priority for us this offseason,” Dave Kasper, D.C. United General Manager and VP of Soccer Operations, said. “Bill is a leader on and off the field and we’re excited to bring him back to the club that he has worked tirelessly for over the last ten seasons. He is among the best goalkeepers in MLS and and he resonates with fans and the community, and we know he is going to be an important piece at the club for the foreseeable future.”