Houston Dynamo break transfer record for Paraguayan DP

Forward Sebastian Ferreira joins Houston Dynamo FC from Paraguay. He becomes the 13th Designated Player in franchise history, plus occupies an international spot. MLS created the Designated Player Rule so a team could sign up to three players while keeping them outside their salary cap. Initial media releases didn’t disclose...
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Meet the new guys: Sebastian Ferreira

Previous Club: Club Libertad (Paraguay) Acquired by: Signed from Club Libertad for a reported near $4.5 million fee. Looking at the depth chart, it was only a matter of time before a striker was to be added to the Houston Dynamo. Both General Manager Pat Onstad and Head Coach Paulo Nagamura mentioned the possibility of bringing in a South American number 9 and the wait is over. Sebas, as he goes by, is the first big splash in Ted Segal’s new era with a new group of coaches and technical staff.
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Houston Dynamo signs Sebastian Ferreira for club record transfer fee

The Houston Dynamo acquired 23-year-old forward Sebastian Ferreira from Club Libertad in Paraguay. Ferreira is the most expensive signing in Dynamo history and the first Designated Player acquired since Pat Onstad was named general manager in November. Paraguayan media reported the transfer fee was $4.3 million. In two years with...
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The Homegrown Player rule continues to work for MLS

By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 19, 2022) US Soccer Players – It’s the season of signings in Major League Soccer. On Tuesday, Houston set a club record in a deal for 23-year-old Libertad forward Sebastian Ferreira. He arrives as a proven goalscorer in the Paraguayan Primera Division with the appropriate transfer fee. He’s the latest in a series of moves where MLS clubs pay for the present with hopes for the future. The other part of the league’s transfer business focuses on internal player development.

Official: Houston Dynamo announce signing of Paraguyan striker Sebastian Ferreira

Houston Dynamo FC have officially announced the signing of Paraguayan striker Sebastian Ferreira from Libertad in Paraguay. Ferreira, who turns 24 next month, joins the Dynamo as a Designated Player. Ferreira’s signing is the most expensive player signing in Houston Dynamo FC history. He has scored 27 goals in 54 games for Libertad since joining the club in 2020.
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Brighton launch improved bid for Libertad superkid Julio Enciso

Brighton have launched an improved bid for Libertad superkid Julio Enciso. The 17 year-old is the subject of a second offer from the Seagulls. "It's true, we have received an offer from Brighton and we are evaluating it," the president of Libertad, Ruben Di Tore, told Versus Radio told on Tuesday.

Julio Enciso near Brighton move

Brighton are approaching the signing of 17-year-old Paraguay national team Julio Enciso from Libertad, 90min understand. Enciso, who played for his country during the Copa America tournament in 2021, has been part of his club’s first team since his debut as a 15-year-old in 2019. The teenager is valued...

Houston Dynamo FC make most expensive signing in Club history, acquire Sebastián Ferreira

HOUSTON – Houston Dynamo FC is making the most expensive signing in club history with Tuesday’s acquisition of Sebastián Ferreira. The Dynamo acquired the forward as a designated player in a full transfer from Club Libertad Asunción in Paraguay. Ferreira, 23, spent the last two years with Libertad, winning two league-scoring titles and helping lead his club to the 2021 Apertura championship. In 79 appearances for Libertad, he has totaled 34 goals and 12 assists.

Official: Houston Dynamo sign Sebastián Ferreira in club-record deal

Houston Dynamo FC have made their first big splash of a new era by signing forward Sebastián Ferreira as a Designated Player from Club Libertad Asunción in Paraguay, the club announced Tuesday. Ferreira joins through the 2025 MLS season with an option for 2026 and is the most...

Paraguayan Sebastián Ferreira signs with Houston Dynamo

HOUSTON (AP) — Forward Sebastián Ferreira has signed a four-year contract with Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo, leaving Paraguay’s Libertad. The 23-year-old is a designated player, who last year counted a maximum $612,500 to a team’s salary cap. Ferreira scored 34 goals in 79 appearances for Libertad. He also has played for Paraguay’s Olimpia and Independiente and Mexico’s Morelia.

MLS Ticker: Ferreira signs new FC Dallas contract, Dynamo sign DP, and more

Jesus Ferreira’s career-best year with FC Dallas earned him a new multi-year contract, with the American forward occupying a Young Designated Player spot on the roster. FC Dallas announced the signing Tuesday, locking Ferreira up to a new four-year contract with a club option for the 2026 season. Ferreira, a former Homegrown player signing, scored eight goals and registered nine assists in 26 league appearances in 2021.