D.C. United sign Derrick Williams

The transfer season has now officially started for the Black and Red. DCU have just announced the trade of Derrick Williams from LA Galaxy for a fee of $180k 2024 GAM (General Allocation Money)

He is a 29 year old defender, having played 44 times in MLS and 3 times for Republic of Ireland. He has also got experience of the English Championship & League One having played for Bristol City and Blackburn Rovers previously.

The club released the following statement

“We’re focused on strengthening our backline this offseason and the acquisition of Derrick, a left-footed center back, is the first step of that process. He’s a well-seasoned professional with experience at the highest-levels of our sport and understands Major League Soccer. He’s an exciting addition for us and we look forward to welcoming him into the fold and into Wayne Rooney’s system.”

Dave Kasper – D.C. United President of Soccer Operations

It is great to see the club making moves early in the window and shows the speed that the club wants to move at. Hopefully we will continue to see announcements made over the coming days and weeks

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