DC United have announced that they have acquired veteran playmaker Dwayne De Rosario in exchange for midfielder Dax McCarty in a surprise trade.
DC general manager Dave Kasper said it was a great move to bring a player of De Rosario’s quality to the club.
“We are thrilled to have concluded a deal to bring Dwayne De Rosario to our club,” said Kasper. “Dwayne is a proven champion in our league and will add significant firepower to our attack. We look forward to seeing him join the club this week.”
Head coach Ben Olsen added: “Today we signed one of the best players MLS has ever seen in Dwayne De Rosario. In order to gain a quality piece we gave up a quality player in Dax McCarty, but we feel that De Rosario is a game-changer that will help us in our push for playoffs.”