Adrian Hanauer: Sounders will likely wait until summer to make any significant transfers

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Sounders have unused allocation money, but the lack of salary cap room means they'd probably have to move someone out in order to bring someone in.

Barring a surprise move, the Seattle Sounders are unlikely to make a significant addition prior to the primary transfer window closing on May 12, according the GM and part owner Adrian Hanauer. The possibility of something happening when the secondary window opens on July 8, though, remains a distinct possibility.

"We’re always looking, and you have to be prepared, but we like the way the team is playing right now and feel like we’re pretty solid, pretty balanced," Hanauer told reporters on Tuesday.

Hanauer also noted that although the Sounders have unused allocation money that could help the team afford an impact player, someone on the current roster would have to be moved in order to make room on the senior roster.

Being as the Sounders are particularly deep at offensive positions, it would seem as though defense would be the area they are most likely to look for reinforcements. Chad Marshall has proven himself to once again be among the best center backs in the league, but Djimi Traore and Jalil Anibaba have both put in some inconsistent performances.

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