Charlotte FC has made another key acquisition ahead of its inaugural season on the pitch that is set to begin next January.
The club announced Sunday it has signed veteran Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs, a former Austrian national team captain who has also won the 2015-16 Premier League title and the 2020-21 English FA Cup.
Charlotte FC said Sunday in a news release the Fuchs has signed a one-year contract, with a one-year option as a Domestic Player.
“As we continue to add to our Charlotte FC roster, we are proud to welcome Christian to the club,” Charlotte FC Sporting Director Zoran Krneta said in the release.. “He is an experienced and proven leader, who has played consistently at a very high level. As a versatile defender who can cover several positions in our defense, Christian will have an integral role in building a competitive team from the beginning.”
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