Eddie Johnson Traded from Seattle Sounders to D.C. United

Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders have officially traded forward Eddie Johnson to D.C. United, the team announced:

OFFICIAL: The #Sounders trade Eddie Johnson to @DCUnited in exchange for allocation money.

— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) December 17, 2013 Good luck to @eddie_johnson7 as he continues his career with @dcunited. Thanks for two great seasons!

— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) December 17, 2013's Brian Straus initially reported the deal and said Johnson was dealt for exchange for a "large amount of allocation money."

Straus adds that Johnson is expected to sign a new contract with United that will pay him more than the estimated $156,333 he earned last season in the Pacific Northwest. 

Seattle fans will certainly be sad to see the 29-year-old go, but his surging production and the arrival of Clint Dempsey in August has left the franchise between a ro...

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