Out goes one goalkeeper, in comes another.
The New England Revolution have acquired goalkeeper Brad Knighton via a trade with the Vancouver Whitecaps, according to SBI’s Ives Galarcep. Details of the deal have not yet been revealed, but are expected to come out as early as Wednesday afternoon.
The move reunites the Revolution with the 28-year-old goalkeeper, who played in New England from 2007-2009. Knighton spent the last two seasons with the Whitecaps, but started in just 19 league matches during that time. He is expected to challenge Bobby Shuttleworth for the Revolution’s starting goalkeeper spot.
News of the trade comes on the same day that it was announced that long-time New England goalkeeper Matt Reis was retiring.
What do you think of the Revolution acquiring Knighton? Who would you rather see start between him and Shuttleworth? Think the Whitecaps made the right move by dealing Knighton?
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