Adu signing with Philadelphia Union

Adu signing with Philadelphia Union

MLS- Philadelphia Union

Adu signing with Philadelphia Union

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Freddy Adu's return to Major League Soccer will happen, and he will once again be plying his trade on the East Coast, where he'll be reunited with a familar coach.

Adu will be introduced as the Philadelphia Union's newest signing on Friday, marking his return to MLS after four years in Europe, multiple sources confirmed to Fox Soccer on Thursday.

Adu was set to sign with Chivas USA as a Designated Player but that deal fell apart after upper management at Chivas USA balked at the signing. There are conflicting accounts about whether Adu will be a Designated Player for the Union, with one source with knowledge of the deal saying Adu will be a DP.

Adu will be reunited with Union head coach Peter Nowak, who coached Adu during his first years as a pro, with D.C. United.

By adding Adu, the Union will have the flexibility to play a number

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