On what is deadline day in the footballing world of the winter transfer window, the Rapids seem to have added two pieces to the roster, while losing another. Washington Post Soccer Insider, Steven Goff reports that the Rapids are in the process of trading Marcelo Sarvas to DC United. Sarvas is said to have shown up at United’s training camp this morning. The deal is reportedly for target allocation money. More to come as this unfolds.
UPDATE – Late this afternoon the Rapids finalized a trade of Marcelo Sarvas to DC United for targeted allocation money and a 2018 draft pick. Thank you Sarvas for your time in burgundy and blue! Best of luck!
According to the Twittersphere, the Rapids have added defender Mekeil Williams from Antigua GFC, no details on the transaction so far.
The Rapids it seems has added some help for Doyle up top in the signing of Albanian striker Shkelzen Gashi from Swiss side FC Basel. Gashi signs with the Rapids as a designated player in what is a reported as a 4 year deal. Gashi is the two time defending golden boot winner since he’s arrived in Basel in 2014.
Welcome Shkelzen Gashi and Mekeil Williams!