Haji Wright announces signing with Schalke

Haji Wright announces signing with Schalke

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Haji Wright announces signing with Schalke


Haji Wright Cosmos SBI (New York Cosmos)

The German Bundesliga is starting to become a common place for young Americans to land overseas.

On his personal Twitter account, Haji Wright announced he had signed a contract with Schalke 04. His announcement confirms reports, which linked him with a move to the German club following his 18th birthday, from January.

Wright, who turned 18 on March 27, is a former member of the LA Galaxy academy. He signed with NASL club New York Cosmos ahead of the 2015 Spring Season, providing one assist in three first-team appearances in the league before moving overseas.

At the international level, the forward most recently represented the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup in Chile. He started in one of his three appearances for the U.S. during the tournament.

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