MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota United F.C. announced today that midfielder Raheem Edwards will join the team after a trade with the Chicago Fire F.C. He’ll occupy an international roster spot.

Edwards was traded for defender Wyatt Omsberg – the former 15th overall pick.

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“Raheem will be critical throughout the middle and end of our season with so many matches,” head coach Adrian Heath told the media.

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Edwards originally hails from Canada. He spent the last two seasons with Chicago Fire – after beginning his career as a member of Toronto F.C.II in 2015.

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“He knows the league well and he knows how to win, we saw that from him in his time in Toronto,” Heath added.