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Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya indicators one-year contract extension

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The Philadelphia Union have tied down membership captain Alejandro Bedoya to a one-year contract extension by way of the 2023 MLS season.

Bedoya’s present deal was attributable to expire on the finish of the present marketing campaign, at which level he would have been eligible without cost company.

The 35-year-old midfielder has been with the Union since 2016, becoming a member of as a Designated Participant from Ligue 1 facet Nantes. Throughout that point, Bedoya has scored 25 targets and supplied 24 assists in 206 appearances throughout all competitions.

Bedoya has been notably prolific this season with six targets and 6 assists.

“Alejandro embodies the spirit and keenness of this staff and this metropolis. His mentality and management have had a serious influence on the younger core that has been so profitable for us these previous few seasons, and proper now he’s having one among his greatest seasons in MLS,” Union sporting director Ernst Tanner stated in a membership press launch.

“He’s a pacesetter in our locker room and our group, and it was necessary to make sure he returns subsequent yr as we glance to proceed competing for trophies in MLS and worldwide competitions.”

A 66-time United States worldwide, Bedoya has been captain of the Union since 2017 and helped them elevate the Supporters’ Protect in 2020.

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