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Freddy Adu leaves to join Brazilian club Esporte Clube Bahia
Philadelphia Union have reached a mutual agreement to terminate the contract of Ghanaian-born forward Freddy Adu.
The 23-year-old is heading to Brazil after spending two years with the Zolos.
Adu will join Esporte Clube Bahia in an exchange deal which will see Brazilian midfielder Jose Kleberson move the opposite direction on loan.
“We would like to thank Freddy Adu for his service to the Union over the past two years and wish him the best of luck as he continues his career in Brazil,” Philadelphia team manager John Hackworth said.
Adu who played international football for USA made 35 appearances for Philadelphia, scoring seven times with two assists.
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The Philadelphia Union has reached a contract termination by mutual consent with star midfielder Freddy Adu.
Adu, who finalized the agreement on Monday, has signed with Esporte Clube Bahia, a Brazilian club, and the Union, in turn, acquired veteran Brazilian midfielder Jose Kleberson on loan from the same team.
Kleberson, 33, was on Brazil's winning team in the 2002 World Cup...
Story via Philadelphia Union release Chester, Pa. (March 24, 2013) – Philadelphia Union announced today that the club has acquired veteran Brazilian international José Kléberson on loan from Esporte Clube Bahia. Additionally, the Union have reached a contract termination by mutual consent with Freddy Adu, who has subsequently signed with Bahia. Kléberson, a former FIFA