Official release from Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps FC have announced the acquisition of defender Jordan Harvey from Philadelphia Union in exchange for allocation money.

As per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms of the trade were not disclosed.

The 27-year-old is expected to be eligible for selection for this Saturday's match versus his former club Colorado Rapids.

"Jordan Harvey is an MLS experienced with strong tackling ability, quickness, and a capacity to push forward into the attack," said Whitecaps FC head coach Tom Soehn. "We look forward to having him join our backline."