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Just a few hours after announcing the signing of a new player, FC Dallas has announced the transfer of homegrown midfielder Edwin Cerrillo. (FC Dallas Announce Asier Illarramendi (mlsnowpodcast.com)) The Cerrillo move to LA Galaxy was rumored on Twitter last night just after FC Dallas' victory against Mazatlan.
Cerrillo will be joining L.A Galaxy. FC Dallas got 200,00 in GAM for the 2023 season in this transfer. They can earn more. They can earn another 400,000 from L.A Galaxy if Cerrillo meets performance goals. They will also earn if Cerrillo is transferred again. (FC Dallas Trades Midfielder Edwin Cerrillo to LA Galaxy for up to $600,000 in General Allocation Money | FC Dallas)
Cerrillo's departure is a good move for both the club and the player, even though it's hard to see him leave. Cerrillo came up through Dallas' youth system and signed for the first in February of 2019 at eighteen years old. He was the first homegrown signed during the Luchi Gonzalez era. (FC Dallas Signs 24th Homegrown Player Edwin Cerrillo | FC Dallas)
During his time with FC Dallas, Cerrillo appeared in 87 matches in the MLS regular season, played a total of 5583 minutes, had 4 assists but no goals. (Edwin Cerrillo | MLSsoccer.com)