Syracuse attacker Chris Nanco, West Virginia’s big defender Jack Elliot, and Pfeiffer’s Santi Moar filled out the Union’s 2017 SuperDraft class when rounds 3 and 4 took place Tuesday.
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Philadelphia Union selected Clemson right back Aaron Jones 33rd overall in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
Philadelphia Union trade up to select winger Marcus Epps with 25th overall selection in 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
Philly will likely stick with their 4-2-3-1 in 2017 even though many have suggested utilizing a 4-4-2 or three-back system. What were the Union hoping to achieve with their particular system, and what are the pros and cons of the other options?
Philly’s defensive issues can be addressed numerous ways. The club should stick to their long-term plan and invest in midfield, not in back.
Like the rest of the Union defense, Andre Blake was far from perfect in 2016. But his play offered confidence to a team that often struggled for consistency over a long MLS season.