Chris Wingert has departed from New York City FC

The signing of new defenders Ethan White, Diego Martinez and Ronald Mattarita has forced New York City FC to place the 33-year-old center-back Chris Wingert on waivers.

NYCFC new manager Patrick Vieira is understood to be seeking defensive prodigies to build the squad that will be available to fight for MLS League title and all possible trophies, this is what fans are expecting from the team where three legends are playing side by side (David Villa, Andrea Pirlo and Franck Lampard).

The defensive back line has been the main reason why New York City FC have been left out from the Playoff zone in Eastern Conference, and let us see what it will change after club allowed Chris Wingert to leave the team.

in official statement New York City FC have wished all the best to departed defender and thanked for his services at the club.

“We’d like to thank Chris for his commitment and wish him the very best for the future. Chris made an impact in our inaugural season and made a considerable effort to connect with our supporters and the local communities in New York.”

Real Salt Lake are eager to sign the defender who has played for them back in 2007-2014 and won the MLS Cup with them.

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