Charlotte FC are finalizing a deal to signal Derby County full-back Nathan Byrne, 90min understands.
With the MLS secondary switch window closing on Thursday, CLTFC are working onerous to strengthen their roster as they search to remain above the Playoff line of their growth season.
90min sources confirmed Charlotte are engaged on a deal to signal center-back Adilson Malanda from French Ligue 2 membership Rodez, with Venezuelan Christian Makoun heading to the New England Revolution.
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However CLTFC are additionally trying to strengthen on the flanks, too, with sources telling 90min the membership have reached an settlement with Byrne, who underwent a profitable medical in Charlotte on Wednesday afternoon.
The 30-year-old will be a part of Charlotte on a everlasting foundation along with his deal at Satisfaction Park expiring on the finish of the 2021/22 marketing campaign. Byrne is believed to be signing a multi-year contract at Financial institution of America Stadium, with an official announcement anticipated imminently.
Byrne performed 82 Championship video games and supplied six assists throughout two seasons with Derby, becoming a member of the Rams from Wigan Athletic in 2020. The St Albans-born defender began his profession within the Tottenham Hotspur youth ranks and has additionally loved spells with the likes of Swindon City and Wolverhampton Wanderers, although this will likely be his first time enjoying exterior of England.
Charlotte native Jaylin Lindsay and MLS veteran Harrison Afful have shared a lot of the minutes at right-back this season, however the latter is now 36 years previous and a extra long-term choice is required.