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Who is Jon Bakero?

Who is Jon Bakero?

A puzzling acquisition may have some merit... On July 20, one of Toronto FC’s 2018 season fan favourites, Nicolas Hasler, was traded to Chicago Fire for $50,000 in General Allocation money, and 21-year-old forward Jon Bakero. This was certainly a controversial trade as Hasler was a well-liked player in Toronto, and acquiring Jon Bakero was fairly confusing as the TFC front office’s first dive into the trade window was to bring in a backup forward — when defensive depth has clearly been the main problem this season. As controversial as this trade may have been amongst TFC supporters,...
Pro Soccer USA Jul 20, 2018

Chicago Fire acquire utility man Nicolas Hasler, send Jon Bakero to Toronto FC

Toronto FC has traded utility man Nicolas Hasler to the Chicago Fire in exchange for rookie forward Jon Bakero and $50,000 of general allocation money. Hasler, 27, joined TFC from FC Vaduz of the Swiss Super League last July. He made 26 MLS appearances, including two in last season’s playoffs, and scored three goals. Hasler […] The post Chicago Fire acquire utility man Nicolas Hasler, send Jon Bakero to Toronto FC appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.

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