Joe Scully’s move to the German Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach was officially announced on Friday, and American defenders are now aiming to dive into the first team fold.
Scally was acquired by Gladbach from NYCFC on the MLS side in November 2019 and arrived in Germany before him. First interaction with the team.. Not only did he celebrate his birthday on New Year’s Eve, but he also saw the transfer officially begin in 2021.
Last day of 2020: 18 years old 🎈
First day of 2021: Officially foal 🐎💚
— Gradbach (@borussia_en) December 31, 2020
Gradbach’s manager Marco Rose has big plans for the midfielder starting this month. Because he will be the latest MLS product in the Europa League.
“He arrives here and completes all medical examinations. Then we examine him.” Rose said.. “He plans to train with the first team. That’s what we signed him.”
Scally signed a homegrown contract with NYCFC in 2018 and has since made a total of five appearances, including one start. Although not as featured in MLS as other players of the same age, NYCFC will likely receive up to 7 digits of transfer money from Gladbach. This will include sell-on fees in the future.
A former US player under the age of 17 entered the Gladbach fold and joined a club that was impressed in the first half of the European season. Gladbach finished 8th at the Bundesliga table, losing 3 of the 13 opening games, but advanced to UEFA Champions League 16th.
Scully may not be able to win the first team in Rose’s team right away, but his opportunity to dive into training with some European stars should be a great start to his new life in Europe. is.
– Soccer Sports
Scully to start Gladbach’s first team training after the NYCFC transfer
https://sbisoccer.com/2021/01/scally-to-begin-gladbach-first-team-training-following-nycfc-transfer Scully to start Gladbach’s first team training after the NYCFC transfer