Houston Dynamo pointer maestro goalkeeper Chris Seitz

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing

The Houston Dynamo sealed maestro goalkeeper Chris Seitz around MLS giveaway group on Friday, a bar announced.

Seitz, 30, is a usually goalkeeper now on Houston’s register after a bar declined a agreement options of Tyler Deric and Calle Brown progressing this month. Joe Willis, who started 8 unchanging season games in net for a Dynamo in 2017, is out of contract.

“The further of Chris Seitz will strengthen a group in idea right away. He is a plain and arguable participation and understands what it takes to be successful in MLS,” pronounced Dynamo GM Matt Jordan pronounced in a matter expelled by a club. “We demeanour brazen to him fasten a group as we continue to build a register for 2018.”

An 11-year MLS veteran, Seitz spent a final 7 seasons with FC Dallas. He has 97 career unchanging deteriorate appearances and 96 starts and has purebred 18 shutouts. He had his best deteriorate in 2016, when he helped lead FCD to their Supporters’ Shield and US Open Cup triumphs. He started 28 unchanging deteriorate matches that year and posted a career-best 1.04 goals-against average. He mislaid his starting pursuit to Jesse Gonzalez late in 2016, and started only 5 unchanging deteriorate matches this year.

Seitz was comparison by Real Salt Lake with a fourth altogether collect of a 2007 MLS SuperDraft. He was traded to Philadelphia in 2010 before alighting in Dallas in 2011.

The Dynamo now have 18 players underneath contract.

“Chris Seitz is a really gifted and gifted goalkeeper in Major League Soccer. He was one of a pivotal components for FC Dallas when they won a Supporters’ Shield in 2016,” pronounced conduct coach Wilmer Cabrera. “Every time he is on a field, he is a really plain and constant goalkeeper. With his knowledge and his leadership, he will be a good purpose indication to all a players.”

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