Monday, November 25, 2013

Union waive four including Kleberson

Chester, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has waived four players: Don Anding, Greg Jordan, Kleberson and Oka Nikolov.

All four players will be available in today’s Major League Soccer Waiver Draft, which will take place via conference call at 3:30 p.m. ET. Any players not selected in the Waiver Draft will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The 34-year-old Kleberson, who joined the team on a loan earlier this year from Brazilian side Bahia, was the most high-profile name on the list. He made 11 appearances for the Union last season, notching one goal and two assists.

Anding, 22, was drafted with the 26th overall selection in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. He made his only appearance this year July 6 on the road against Houston Dynamo, where he played 30 minutes as a second-half substitute.

Jordan, 23, was selected with the 32nd overall pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft on January 12, 2012. Jordan spent time with the Union’s USL PRO Affiliate, Harrisburg City Islanders, during the previous two seasons.

Oka Nikolov, 39, signed with the Union after spending over 20 years with who most recently played for Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt.

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