New York, N.Y., December 20, 2022 – New York City Football Club (NYCFC) today announced that it has loaned midfielder Nicolás Acevedo to Brazilian side Esporte Clube Bahia through December 31, 2023.
Arriving in New York in 2020, the Uruguayan midfielder has gone on to feature in 67 games tallying 3,754 minutes for the Club. Acevedo played an important role in helping the Club win its first MLS Cup in 2021 and was a starter in the 2022 Campeones Cup which saw NYCFC come out on top.
NYCFC Sporting Director David Lee said: “We believe this is a great opportunity for Nico to continue to develop and grow his career in a very competitive league, while at the same time giving us flexibility as we continue to build the roster ahead of the 2023 season.
“Nico has been an important part of our success the past three seasons, showing his top professionalism both on-and-off the field. We look forward to following Nico throughout the season and wish him and his family all the best in Brazil.”
Nicolás Acevedo said: “I want to thank David Lee and the coaching staff for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to come to New York. I have seen myself grow both on a professional and personal level, with MLS Cup and Campeones Cup being the highlight.
“I look forward to this new challenge in Brazil and wish everyone at NYCFC the best this upcoming season.”
Transaction: New York City Football Club loans midfielder Nicolás Acevedo to Esporte Clube Bahia