MLS - Official: NYCFC acquire Alexandru Mitrita as club's third Designated Player
New York City FC confirmed the arrival of their latest Designated Player on Monday, announcing the signing of Alexandru Mitrita on a permanent transfer from Romanian Liga I club Universitatea Craiova.
The 23-year-old Romania international can play as an attacking midfielder, winger or forward and is the club’s third DP, joining Jesus Medina and Maxi Moralez. He has signed a multi-year contract and has joined the rest of NYCFC’s squad at their preseason camp in Abu Dhabi.
“I’m very happy to be a part of this team and I’m looking forward to getting started,” Mitrita said in a club release. “It is a great joy for me and I will do my best to play at a high level. I want to make everyone who believes in me proud that we were able achieve this transfer. I know this is a good group and I’m going to a club where young players can develop and grow. The team has a very good coach who has experience with lots of great clubs in Europe.”