Joe Scally’s transfer to German Bundesliga aspect Borussia Monchengladbach was reputable on Friday and the American defender will now glance to leap proper into the primary crew fold.
Scally was once received via Gladback from MLS aspect NYCFC again in November 2019 and has arrived in Germany forward of his first interactions with the crew. The 18-year-old no longer simplest celebrated his birthday on New Years Eve, however noticed his switch grow to be reputable to start 2021.
Remaining day of 2020: Flip 18 🎈
First day of 2021: Formally a Foal 🐎💚
— Gladbach (@borussia_en) December 31, 2020
Gladbach supervisor Marco Rose has large plans for the midfielder beginning this month, as he turns into the most recent MLS product to embark to a Ecu league.
“He’ll arrive right here and whole the entire scientific tests, then we’ll check out him,” Rose mentioned. “The plan is for him to be coaching with the primary crew – that’s what we signed him for.”
Scally signed a Homegrown maintain NYCFC again in 2018 and because has totaled 5 appearances for the membership, together with one get started. In spite of no longer showing up to different gamers in age in MLS, Scally’s doable will see NYCFC obtain as much as a seven-figure switch charge from Gladbach which may also come with a sell-on charge at some point.
The previous U.S. Beneath-17 participant now comes into the Gladbach fold, becoming a member of a membership who has inspired within the first-half of the Ecu season. Gladbach sits in 8th position within the Bundesliga desk with 3 defeats out of its opening 13 suits, however has complicated to the UEFA Champions League Spherical of 16.
Scally won’t get first crew mins straight away in Rose’s squad, however his alternative to leap into coaching with a number of Ecu stars will have to be an excellent begin to his new lifestyles in Europe.