Sporting KC Firms up the Defense with la Fima de Andreu Fontas of Spain

By Sean McCaffery, August 8, 2018

In inking the 28 year old central defender, SKC gets over a decade of pro experience. TAM money went to work in getting Fontas and he is tied up until 2022, after passing his physical and getting his Visa & Transfer Cert. he is a go with an international spot on the team. Peter Vermes stated, " Amdreu is an experienced defender who strengthens our roster." Coming from La Liga and 5 years with Celta Vigo, he started 100 of 105 games played and achived the semis of the Uefa Europa League in 2016-'17. He is a product of La Masia, the academy system of FC Barcelona as is SKCĀ  midfilder, Llie Sanchez and has just shy of the century mark in games with Barca and their B team from 2008-'12. Gaining his pro experience with Barca B Andreu while under the tutelage of Luis Enrique went from a holding mid to center back with the now HC of Spain. Fontas and Sanchez got together for the 2009-'10 season in the B team that was promoted to the Segunda Div. Doing the same the next year, together they brought the B side to their best year ever and 3rd place in the div.