Seattle Sounders Loan Michael Tetteh To Orlando City Of USL-Pro

The Seattle Sounders loaned Michael Tetteh to Orland City SC of the USL-Pro until July 10. (Photo courtesy of Sounders FC)

Michael Tetteh has shown glimpses of being a special player, but has yet to appear in a MLS game for the Seattle Sounders. Now, he's being loaned to Orlando City of third-division USL-Pro until July 10. The Sounders can recall him at any point. The move does not free up a roster spot or any salary-cap space.

While the move comes as a bit of a surprise, it does make some sense. The bulk of Tetteh's minutes have come during Reserve League play, and this would mean he only misses one likely chance to play. The Sounders only play one Reserve League match between now and Aug. 9. Orlando City will play four matches in that time.

Tetteh has played in all six Reserve League games and scored two goals. He also played all 90 minutes in Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup victory and made his first appearance on the gameday 18 last Sunday against the New England Revolution. Clearly, the Sounders have Tetteh in their plans.

The loan to Orlando City seems to really be about getting him some more minutes. Orlando City plays in front of average crowds of nearly 6,500 fans and has a USL Pro-leading 34 points through 16 matches. Assuming he starts, this should be a good place for him.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Sounder At Heart

You must be a member of Sounder At Heart to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Sounder At Heart. You should read them.

Join Sounder At Heart

You must be a member of Sounder At Heart to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Sounder At Heart. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker