Real Salt Lake acquires Gil from K.C.
Defending MLS champion Real Salt Lake has acquired 16-year-old
American midfielder Luis Gil from Kansas City for a second-round
draft pick next year, an international player roster spot and 25
percent of any future transfer fee for Gil to a club outside the
Gil, a member of the U.S. team at last year's Under-17 World Cup, is from Garden Grove, Calif., and preferred to play for a team closer to home.
Kansas City won his rights during a weighted lottery Monday.