Austin FC sign free agent forward Aaron Schoenfeld forward of 2021 MLS season

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Austin FC have signed veteran American striker Aaron Schoenfeld as a free agent forward of their 2021 growth season, the membership introduced Thursday. 

Schoenfeld, 30, spent last year with Minnesota United FC upon his return from Maccabi Tel Aviv, the place he received an Israeli Premier League title in 2018-19. Throughout 5 seasons in MLS, Schoenfeld has six goals and three assists in 65 video games (17 begins).

“Aaron is a well-rounded player who has earned priceless MLS and international expertise all through his career,” sporting director Claudio Reyna said in a membership launch. “We’re wanting forward to seeing him combine into our model of play and add depth to our rising squad.”

Schoenfeld initially entered MLS in 2012 with Columbus Crew SC after being chosen in Round 2 of that year’s Supplementary Draft by CF Montréal. He played collegiately at East Tennessee State, together with his five-year stay in Israel additionally together with stops at Maccabi Netanya and Hapoel Tel Aviv.

A 6-foot-4 forward, Schoenfeld offers Austin FC an alternative choice up top alongside Danny Hoesen, who was chosen within the Growth Draft after 4 seasons with the San Jose Earthquakes.

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