The New England Revolution have signed midfielder Latif Blessing in a commerce with Los Angeles FC, the membership introduced Tuesday.
Blessing spent the final 5 seasons with the Black and Gold after initially arriving in MLS with Sporting Kansas Metropolis. The 26-year-old performed 167 video games for LAFC throughout all competitions, scoring 18 targets and aiding one other 18, whereas serving to the membership carry MLS Cup and Supporters’ Defend titles.
The Revs have paid $400k in Common Allocation Cash (GAM) for Blessing, who joins former USMNT striker Bobby Wooden as the main incomings to Gillette Stadium to this point this winter.
“Latif Blessing will probably be an excellent addition to our crew. He’s a veteran MLS participant with championship caliber expertise,” Revolution sporting director and head coach Bruce Enviornment mentioned in a membership press launch
Regardless of his high quality and expertise, Blessing began to seek out video games tougher to come back by in 2022, beginning simply 16 of his 30 MLS appearances. Nonetheless, he was a well-loved determine amongst supporters and will probably be missed by the ‘3252’.
“This was a really troublesome determination for us,” LAFC co-president and common supervisor John Thorrington mentioned in an announcement. “Latif Blessing is a participant who will all the time be remembered as an LAFC unique and somebody who helped construct this membership each on the sector and off.
“His reference to our followers and group is unmatched. Latif approached the membership requesting a commerce, and we’re pleased that we have been capable of finding an answer that helps Latif in a number of methods, together with with a private household state of affairs. This isn’t straightforward, and we wish to thank Latif for all of his contributions to LAFC.”