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Sweeney: Winners in Nguyen trade may not be known for some time

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Much like an NFL Draft, or any draft for that matter, it’s difficult to truly gauge how a team fared in it until X amount of years has passed. The same is true for trades, especially when one team receives an asset -- such as the famed Player To Be Named Later deal in baseball -- or more than one asset that it won’t acquire for some time.

Given the circumstances in the Revolution’s late Tuesday transfer of Lee Nguyen to Los Angeles Football Club, let’s examine the deal.

It’s a knee-jerk reaction, but Nguyen and LAFC seems to be the big winner some 15 or so hours after the deal is made, right?