Feb. 14, 2022 (CHESTER, Pa.) – Philadelphia Union announced today that the club has acquired a guaranteed $250,000 in General Allocation Money, a 2022 international roster spot, and a conditional $200,000 in 2023 GAM if certain performance metrics are met from San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for midfielder Jamiro Monteiro.
“We want to thank Jamiro for his time spent with the Philadelphia Union,” said Union Sporting Director, Ernst Tanner. “He has helped reach many club milestones over the last three seasons, and we wish him all the best in this next phase of his career. Depth in midfield is an area of strength for us, and this move not only opens more opportunities for our young, developing players, but creates two open international slots we can use to continue building our roster.”
Monteiro was first signed by the Union on loan on March 5, 2019, before completing a permanent transfer in Jan. 2020 as a designated player. Monteiro played three seasons for the Union, appearing in 75 games (70 starts) and contributed nine goals and 21 assists in that time.
TRANSACTION: Philadelphia Union acquire an international roster spot and a guaranteed $250,000 in Allocation Money, as well as future conditional considerations, from San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for midfielder Jamiro Monteiro on February 14, 2022.