The Colorado Rapids have signed defender Danny Wilson from Scottish Premiership facet Rangers.
Wilson, 26, inked a three-year contract with a membership choice for a fourth 12 months. He’ll take up a global roster spot for the MLS membership pending receipt of his Worldwide Switch Certificates and P-1 visa.
The signing of Wilson continues an offseason makeover by normal supervisor Padraig Smith and new coach Anthony Hudson that has now seen eight gamers come on board. Wilson is the second center-back to be signed following the acquisition of Ipswich City defender Tommy Smith.
“Danny’s signing is a crucial addition to our again line,” Smith stated. “Along with his expertise and management, Danny is within the prime of his profession, and can be probably the greatest passing middle backs within the league. We stay up for welcoming him to Colorado.”
Wilson’s stint with Rangers was the second of his skilled profession. He started his profession with the Glasgow membership in 2009 earlier than shifting to Liverpool in 2010. However he made simply 4 first-team appearances with the Reds and launched into a collection of mortgage strikes earlier than signing completely with Hearts in 2013.
He returned to Rangers in 2015 and made 83 league and cup appearances previous to his transfer to Colorado. At worldwide degree, Wilson has made 5 appearances for Scotland.
“Firstly, I want to thank Rangers, in addition to their supporters, for the terrific help they confirmed throughout my time with the membership,” Wilson stated. “However in my discussions with Padraig and Coach Hudson, it grew to become clear that the Rapids have a really formidable imaginative and prescient for the long run, and I can not wait to hitch the crew and begin the method of bringing that imaginative and prescient to life.”
Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. nationwide crew for ESPN FC. Observe him on Twitter @JeffreyCarlisle.