Revolution

Revs trade Krisztian Nemeth to SKC – Could an international deal be in the offing?

The Revolution have made quite possibly their biggest move of the Secondary Transfer Window — and it’s a player leaving the club, to boot.

A mere 362 days after acquiring him, New England has sent Hungarian striker Krisztian Nemeth to Sporting Kansas City in exchange for $250,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, $100,000 in General Allocation Money, as well as SKC’s natural first-round selection in the 2020 Major League Soccer SuperDraft.

The kicker in all of this? The Revolution free up one of the two international roster slots the 29-year-old Nemeth held for ’18.

Nemeth, who came to Foxborough following a transfer with Columbus, which sent one of the Revs’ international roster spots for this season to Ohio, scored only one goal — against Montreal in the ’17 season finale — and registered three assists for The Boys In Blue, two coming this season.

Nemeth played for SKC in 2015, his first year in MLS. During his first stint with the Wizards, the Hungarian scored 10 goals and added six assists in just over 2,000 minutes.

Suffice it to say, that was the type of player the Revolution fandom hoped would grace their presence when New England acquired him on Aug. 9, 2017.

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