The Union selected defenders Kevin Cope (Michigan State) and Robbie Derschang (Akron) in Round 2 of the SuperDraft.
The Union add 6’4 central midfielder and Reading United alum Pedro Ribeiro with pick #15 in the Superdraft.
The Union traded #2 pick and allocation money to DC for #1, and took the consensus best player available in the draft: UConn goalie Andre Blake.
The Union traded up to take UConn goalie Andre Blake with the first pick of the draft. Two trades with Dallas and Toronto landed the Union at #15 where they chose Coastal Carolina’s midfield distributor Pedro Ribeiro. In round 2, the Union nabbed defenders Kevin Cope and Robbie Derschang.
Union officials met with Nogueira in France over the weekend. A deal could happen this week, but it’s not a sure thing yet. PSP explains.
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