The newest expansion team on the MLS, Charlotte FC is yet to debut for another year, as they’re set to have their opening campaign this season, but that hasn’t prevented them from start profiting on the young players they have on their squad.
According to reports, Scottish side Celtic FC interested in acquiring 23-year-old midfielder Riley McGree, who also is an international for Australia, from the MLS team and a deal between the two squads is close to be done.
The second-ever signing of the new MLS Franchise could also become their first ever selling, and although the deal is not done, negotiations are under way and would involve a $3 million fee plus add-ons for acquiring the Australian midfielder economic rights.
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What’s in store for Charlotte FC?
The Minted Team of the Carolinas will start the 2022 MLS Season with a visit to DC United, on February 26, which will mark their official debut in the MLS as the 30th MLS Franchise. Their home opener will be on March 5, as they’ll receive LA Galaxy on Bank of America Stadium.