TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Loan
Charlotte FC have loaned midfielder Brandt Bronico to USL Championship side Charlotte Independence, the membership introduced Wednesday.
Bronico, 25, was acquired in a commerce from Chicago Fireplace FC in December and is considered one of 4 players on Charlotte’s inaugural roster. He made 66 MLS appearances over 4 seasons with Chicago, together with 10 appearances (three begins) in 2020. The Fireplace declined Bronico’s 2021 contract choice after the season.
“The Charlotte Independence is an ideal match for Brandt,” sporting director Zoran Krneta said in a membership assertion. “Not solely does the loan present a possibility for Charlotte soccer followers to see him in motion, however the USL represents a aggressive league atmosphere. We imagine Brandt will assist our neighbors on the Independence this season, and will return ready for our preseason in January 2022.”
A North Carolina native, Bronico is happy to stay within the space forward of Charlotte’s growth marketing campaign, set for 2022.
“I wished to be back in Charlotte taking part in soccer, so I’m grateful to be signing on loan with the Independence this year,” said Bronico. “It means rather a lot to have the ability to stay within the metropolis, and I’m thrilled to continue my journey inside Charlotte’s rising soccer group.”
All 4 Charlotte signings are on loan. Sergio Ruiz is in Spain with UD Las Palmas, Riley McGree in England with Birmingham City, Jan Sobociński in Poland with LKS Lodz and now Bronico with the Independence.