Seattle Sounders have Hertha Berlin forward Ellis McLoughlin training with them according to reports.

The USA U20 international has linked up with the second-year MLS club with the hope of making the final playing roster.

He is a Seattle native from Bishop Blanchet High School and has spent time with various levels of USA youth teams.

McLoughlin's name is one of seven forwards on the Sounders' pre-season training roster meaning he is in with a good chance to find his way onto the playing roster for the upcoming MLS season.