As they do every year, the Seattle Sounders front office held a final press conference before heading into the what amounts to a winter hibernation that usually ends around the MLS SuperDraft.
With few exceptions, the Sounders are usually relatively inactive this time of year. Based on comments GM Garth Lagerwey made on Wednesday, this offseason may be even more inactive than most.
Here are some of the bigger takeaways:
Nicolas Lodeiro is back
Although the Sounders exercised their 2021 option on Lodeiro’s contract, the midfielder had made it known that he was not looking forward to playing under that sort of uncertainty.