By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Sporting Kansas City has signed 27-year-old Erik Thommy. He comes to Major League Soccer after playing in the Bundesliga.
He completed a four-year stint with VfB Stuttgart. He can officially join Sporting KC beginning on July 7th.
Thommy will be signed through the end of the 2024 season. There will also be an option for the 2025 season.
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“This is a big step for me in my career,” Thommy said. “I have had very good conversations with Peter Vermes and I am excited to join MLS, a league that has developed a lot in the last few years. This club has great fans, great facilities, and a great stadium. I want to give my best for the team and I am ready for the challenge.”
Thommy will be one of the team’s international roster spots. He needs to receive his International Transfer Certificate and P1 Visa to join Sporting Kansas City.
The German native — who will be 28 on August 20th — appeared in 11 matches for Stuttgart, including 1 start, during the 2021-22 season. He did not score a goal in those 11 matches, according to Soccer Reference.
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He last scored a goal with Dusseldorf during the 2019-20 season. He had six goals that season.
Thommy spent his career with three leagues. He appeared in 139 matches, including 89 starts. He has scored 18 goals in his career.
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