Sporting KC receives $400,000 in allocation money from LAFC in exchange for Feilhaber

January 3, 2018

Benny Feilhaber made 180 appearances in all competitions, recording 33 goals and 56 assists for the club.

Sporting Kansas City has acquired $400,000 in allocation money in exchange for midfielder Benny Feilhaber after completing a trade with Los Angeles Football Club.

Sporting KC receives $200,000 in General Allocation Money and $200,000 in Targeted Allocation Money from the MLS expansion club in exchange for the services of Feilhaber.

"Benny has been a really good player for our organization since 2013 and we appreciate his contribution to the club," Sporting KC Manager Peter Vermes said. "On a personal note, I am very happy that I was able to coach Benny twice, both here and with the U-20 National Team, and we wish him nothing but the best."

Feilhaber has spent the last five seasons in Kansas City.




The Irvine, California native concludes his stay with Sporting KC having made 180 appearances in all competitions, recording 33 goals and 56 assists for the club. Feilhaber was an important part of the squad that won three titles during his tenure - two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cups in 2015 and 2017 and one MLS Cup in 2013.

The trade leaves Sporting KC with 24 players on the current roster,



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