Former Schalke Christian Fuchs has found a new club after leaving Leicester City. Starting next year, the Austrian will head to the United States.
Former Bundesliga professional Christian Fuchs will play in the Major League Soccer (MLS) from the 2022 season. Charlotte FC, the future MLS participant, officially announced this on Sunday.
Fox last played for Premier League club Leicester City, and celebrated with him the English Championship in 2016. His contract with the English expires at the end of the season. Prior to that, the Austrian had also been active in Germany for a few years. After stints in Bochum and Mainz, Fox played for Schalke 04 for four years.
Charlotte in MLS for the first time from 2022
“I am impressed by the vision of the Charlotte Club in building a successful team,” Fox said of his move, and the opportunity to be with the team from the start was exceptional.
“As a multi-skilled defender, Christian has to play a key role,” sporting director Zoran Krnita said of the move. “He is an experienced leader who has already proven himself at the highest level.”
The North Carolina club will compete with the new Major League Soccer team for the first time in the 2022 season. The 35-year-old will join the squad at the start of the year.
The new contract with the Charlotte Club is initially valid for one year. According to reports, Fuchs has the option to extend another season.