Arrieta released by Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union have waived defender Christian Arrieta after just one season with the club.

Philadelphia Union have waived defender Christian Arrieta after just one season with the club.

The 31-year old US-born Puerto Rican signed with the Union in April, joining from USSF Division 2 club Puerto Rico Islanders, and made 16 league appearances for the freshman club.

But the Union have decided to release Arrieta who previously spent close to a decade in Italy, playing with the likes of Mestre, Genoa and Lecce.

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