It appears another U.S. youth international could be heading to Europe as reports suggest a deal has been reached between Eintracht Frankfurt and the Philadelphia Union for the transfer of Paxten Aaronson.
According to a report, the 19-year-old will head to the German Bundesliga side for a reported fee of $4 million which includes add-ons and a percentage should a sale occur in the future. All of this is subject to hime passing his medical exam.
Aaronson has had a very successful year for both club and country. He’s contributed to the Philadelphia Union’s push to the MLS Cup final by making 23 appearances. For the U.S. Under-20 national team, he played a big role in helping them to retain the CONCACAF U-20 Championship and secure a spot in the 2024 Summer Olympics, socring seven goals along the way to win the Golden Boot.
The younger brother of Leeds United attacker Brenden Aaronson will be joining an Eintracht Frankfurt side that is currently riding a wave of success as they won last season’s Europa League and have booked themselves a spot in the knockout stage of this season’s Champions League.