Seattle Sounders acquire Toronto FC keeper Frei

Seattle Sounders have traded a conditional draft first-round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft in order to bring in Stefan Frei from Toronto FC.

The 27-year old Swiss gloveman is TFC’s all-time appearances leader but has been sent to the Sounders as they seek an extra selection in the future draft.

Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid was thrilled to bring in a player such as Frei after declining the option on Michael Gspurning.

"Stefan is a goalkeeper we have liked for a number of years," Schmid said in a statement.

"He is a quality professional who brings experience and leadership to the position. Adding Stefan at this point of his career was very attractive to us."

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