The Dynamo added to their roster with two moves on Tuesday. Houston acquired Brazilian midfielder Artur from the Columbus Crew in exchange for $300,000 General Allocation Money. The Dynamo will send $200,000 GAM in 2023 and $100,000 GAM in 2024. Columbus could receive and additional $50,000 GAM if certain performance metrics. Houston also selected forward Ifunanyachi Achara from Toronto FC in Stage 2 of the Major League Soccer Re-Entry Draft.
Artur, a 26-year-old Brazilian made 24 appearances for Columbus in 2022, starting 20 games. The midfielder averaged 2.6 tackles, 1.1 interceptions, and 1.3 blocks per 90 minutes last season.