New York City FC has traded forward Patrick Mullins to D.C. United in exchange for General Allocation Money, Targeted Allocation Money and an International Roster Spot for the 2016 and 2017 season.
As per MLS policy, specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mullins was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2015 MLS Expansion Draft and made 31 appearances for the New York. During his time in the Bronx, Mullins scored 6 goals and had 5 assists. The University of Maryland graduate and two time winner of the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy now returns to the D.M.V. Area.
Claudio Reyna, director of football operations for NYCFC, said: “On behalf of everyone at the club, I would like to sincerely thank Patrick Mullins for his contribution to the building of New York City FC. Patrick gave his all on the field and in the community, and scored a goal in our historic first ever match at Yankee Stadium. We wish him the best of luck in the next step of his career.”
”Patrick is a young, dynamic number nine who knows how to create and finish chances,” Dave Kasper, United general manager and VP of soccer operations, said. “We have had him on our radar since his time at Maryland and look forward to his continued development here. We are delighted he is joining us and believe in the value he can add to this club.”