FC Dallas has locked up rising 18-year-old star ahead Ricardo Pepi with a five-year contract extension, the crew introduced on Tuesday.
Pepi, who has been linked with a transfer to Serie A’s Bologna, has eight targets in 14 appearances (9 begins) this season.
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“I am very joyful to present my every part to FC Dallas,” Pepi stated in a press release. “I need to thank the membership for having that belief in me. It is a massive step in my profession, personally and for my household.”
Pepi scored three targets in a 4-0 win over the LA Galaxy on Saturday to change into the youngest participant in MLS historical past (18 years, 196 days) to attain a hat trick.
The El Paso native is in his third season with FC Dallas. He has 10 targets and one assists in 38 MLS appearances (13 begins).