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Philadelphia Union acquire Damion Lowe

The Philadelphia Union acquired defender Damion Lowe from Inter Miami via a trade on Wednesday evening.

Details of the trade are below:

Philadelphia Union acquire defender Damion Lowe and a percentage of a future transfer over Shanyder Borgelin in exchange for $225,000 in 2023 General Allocation Money, Homegrown Priority over Borgelin, and a 2024 natural first-round draft pick on January 25, 2023.

Lowe, 29, joins the Union having made 28 appearances throughout the 2022 season at Inter Miami, where he scored one goal. Before going to Miami, Lowe was playing for Al Ittihad in the Egyptian Premier League, where he featured 30 times from 2020 to 2022.

The Jamaican international began his career at local Pennsylvania side Reading United before being selected by the Seattle Sounders in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. He has also spent time with Minnesota United and the Norwegian side Start.

The 29-year-old has made 50 appearances for the Jamaica National Team, and he made his international debut in October 2016 during a 4-2 win against Guyana. Lowe has scored twice and also assisted a goal during his six-year international career.

Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner was delighted to add Lowe to his squad he said, “Damion is an experienced defender who fits into our current needs.

“He’s an athletic, quick player and we expect him to be an important piece of our defensive unit as we begin a season that will require lineup and formation changes due to the unprecedented number of matches.”

Cover photo of the article provided by the Philadelphia Union.

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