Toronto selects Juan Agudelo in MLS re-entry draft

The Associated Press
New England Revolution's Juan Agudelo, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Jake Nerwinski, right, vie for control of the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
New England Revolution's Juan Agudelo, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Jake Nerwinski, right, vie for control of the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

TORONTO (AP) -- Former New England forward Juan Agudelo was selected by Toronto on Tuesday in the second stage of Major League Soccer’s re-entry draft.

The 27-year-old’s option had been declined by New England, which paid him $605,000 this year.

Agudelo has made 28 appearances for the U.S. national team.

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Agudelo has 46 goals and 22 assists in 215 regular-season MLS appearances, including three goals in 28 games last season.

Signed as a homegrown player by the New York Red Bulls in 2010, Agudelo went to Chivas USA in 2012 and New England in 2013.

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