Nashville is sending $600,000 of allocation money in 2020, $350,000 in 2021 as well as incentives based on games played which could push the total to $1.25 million.

Nashville SC’s Randall Leal and Walker Zimmerman were named to the MLS Week 20 Team of the Week, following Nashville’s 3-0 win over FC Dallas and 1-1 draw with New England Revolution. The Atlanta-area native brings a little Southeastern flavor to a team based in the region, and of course his level of play indicates that he’s almost certainly a day-one starter for the Boys in Gold. Before getting into the #analysis, the financial terms (from team release): Acquired from LAFC in exchanged for $600,000 in 2020 General Allocation Money (GAM), $350,000 in 2021 GAM and a 2020 international roster spot. He cooled his heels a bit for his first three years (23 appearances across them) before emerging as a starter for FCD in year four. International career.

He has also broken through at international level, making 12 appearances while scoring two goals. This meeting, therefore, is for the mirage of bragging rights n the head-to-head statistics. In his four years as a first-choice player, Zimmerman has played 8792 minutes (nearly 2200 per year). Pogba's United future: No Sanchez-style pay bump, How this Special Olympics athlete drew the EPL's attention, Champions League's ultimate sleepers: RB Leipzig to win, Inter Milan to reach final, Sevilla to semis, Chicharito must bring goals, not just hype, for LA Galaxy, What the new CBA means for MLS: Players getting their share, Impact, Piatti part ways ahead of Argentina move.

In exchange, LAFC has received an international roster spot and $950,000 in General Allocation Money — a figure that can rise to $1.25 million if Zimmerman meets certain performance-based metrics. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account.

In his career to date, he has an impressive-for-the-position 12 goals, and a solid three assists. Your email address will not be published.

Zimmerman earned his first cap and start against Jamaica in a January Camp friendly on February 3, 2017.

Zimmerman is 26 – turning 27 early in the season – so right in the prime age for a central defender, even with a handful more years before any expected age-related decline. Nashville SC midfielder Randall Leal and defender Walker Zimmerman were named to the MLS Team of the Week for the 20th week of the MLS season.

LAFC will play Leon in the away leg of the round of 16 matchup on Feb. 18 with the return leg taking place on Feb. 27. He’s familiar to US Men’s National Team fans too, accumulating 12 caps and two goals for the Red, White, and Blue. Man City's worst start under Guardiola? But LAFC is prepared to move on with Eddie Segura, Danilo Silva and Tristan Blackmon as the available center-backs ahead of its initial foray into the CONCACAF Champions League.

Category Base Salary Guaranteed Salary ... (MIN) from Nashville (NSH) for 2021 4th round pick and up to $100k General Allocation Money if performance metrics met. The price is steep, but, uh, dude was on the MLS Best XI just last year, and is acquired for a comparable price to another elite centerback’s move last year, with Sporting Kansas City netting $900k in allocation money (plus performance incentives) in dealing Ike Opara to Minnesota United. That is all it is. "In his two seasons in Los Angeles, Walker was a consummate professional and a great leader on and off the field," said LAFC EVP & general manager John Thorrington. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Champions League matchday 2: Will Messi get to face Ronaldo when Barca visit Juve? “Walker Zimmerman is a player who we had our sights on when we first started to assemble this group, and we are very excited to add his on and off field abilities and leadership to our roster,” said Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs. Randall Leal finished the week with a goal and two assists.

2 RSL in xG terms (in strict “goals allowed” terms, DC United was pretty close). Thorrington admitted it wouldn't be easy to replace Zimmerman, but said the club liked its options, particularly with the addition of the allocation money coming from the Nashville deal. In its latest opportunity though, Jim Curtin’s side showed another example of (…), SBI Spotlight: Andres Reyes hoping first Inter Miami season leads to extended stay, MLS Supporters' Shield to be awarded in 2020, Revolution hits back to tie Nashville SC in rainy affair, Late equalizer helps Sounders earn tie with Timbers, Inter Miami ecstatic after wild finish ends with dramatic win vs. Orlando City, Amon re-aggravates knee injury in Nordsjaelland training, This Weekend's Soccer on TV (Clasico headlines the Top 5 matches to watch). Post was not sent - check your email addresses!

NSH vs MU Dream11 prediction: Nashville SC vs Minnesota United Head-to-Head. Depending on his success in Nashville, he could also be a moveable asset down the road. LAFC will receive an additional $150,000 in GAM in both 2020 and 2021, if Walker meets certain performance-based metrics. As reported by the always-excellent Paul Tenorio this morning, Nashville SC has traded for LAFC defender Walker Zimmerman. Pele turns 80: Brazil great's most iconic images, amazing stats and a brand new song! (1:31). Americans Abroad Player of the Week: Sergino Dest, Jermaine Jones: "Tyler Adams will be a big name for USMNT", Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: McKennie, Pulisic, and more, Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Novakovich, Johannsson, and more, LAFC scores twice in second half to down Galaxy, Pulisic, Reyna, Dest: Projecting the USMNT squad for potential November friendlies, Grading Inter Miami: Set-piece success, Gonzalez Pirez's form, and more, MLS Saturday Rewind: Union trounce Toronto FC, Inter Miami nets late winner, and more, Race for Supporters' Shield is Union's to lose after dominating win, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights. By: Larry Henry Jr.

"What I would say is Tristan [Blackmon] will obviously be given more opportunities. LAFC will receive an MLS record amount of allocation money for a defender in the deal. "We're not going to do anything in the immediate term," Thorrington said. Nashville SC acquire Walker Zimmerman from LAFC - Trade confirmed . The move is a shock considering that Zimmerman has been a mainstay for LAFC since arriving prior to the 2018 campaign, making 59 league, playoff and cup appearances while scoring five goals. On February 29, 2020, Zimmerman scored the first goal in Nashville SC history. Blame the poor transfers. Reports in Europe suggested that Anderlecht defender Andy Najar is set to sign with LAFC, but Thorrington said the club is has only offered Najar a place to train in a bid to return to full fitness with no immediate plans to sign him. on Nashville SC officially signs Walker Zimmerman, Nashville SC announces founding member program, Nashville SC 2020 preseason preview: Montreal Impact, Pitch Points is champing at the bit – For Club and Country, Walker Zimmerman extends contract with Nashville SC – For Club and Country. He was part of the MLS-best defense in Exposition Park (yes, I had to google it, but to me, it is a very cool neighborhood name) this past season – and while out-possessing opponents was a massive part of that defensive success, LAFC managed to be twice as far from the mean as No.

( Log Out /  Financial terms of … He was a lynchpin for that. He’s also like this on the field: Drafted as a Generation Adidas played out of Furman University in the 2013 SuperDraft (No. The two sides have never met each other before. Now we're very optimistic about his future and what he can add. Nashville is sending $600,000 of allocation money in 2020, $350,000 in 2021 as well as incentives based on games played which could push the total …

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