The Transformation acquire assaulting midfielder Lee Nguyen
The New England Revolution on Tuesday traded for another playmaking midfielder to help fuel the group’s 2nd half run.
The Transformation obtained Lee Nguyen from Inter Miami CF in exchange for the group’s natural fourth-round choice in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft and as much as $50,000 in basic allocation cash.
Revs sporting director and head coach Bruce Arena has actually been methodically including pieces to resolve the loss of dynamic midfielder Carles Gil, who went through Achilles tendon surgery on Aug. 4. The Transformation got midfielders Kekuta Manneh and Tommy McNamara in different trades on Aug. 17.
Nguyen, who will perform the function of an attacking midfielder, is a nine-year MLS veteran who invested his very first six seasons (2012-2017) with the Transformation. Nguyen rejoins the club after featuring with LAFC and Miami CF.
Nguyen, 33, played in 191 video games in New England with 185 starts and scored 51 goals with 49 helps. Nguyen was capped nine times by the U.S. Guy’s National Group.
“His ability as both a playmaker and goal scorer will be a compliment to our lineup,” stated Arena.