By Greg Orlandini
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) — The Philadelphia Union preseason is in full swing, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show catches you up on the latest information!READ MORE: Fired-Up Sixers Fans Pack Wells Fargo Center For Home Opener
We talk about the team’s latest acquisition, Canadian-born defender Steven Vitoria (at left in photo). The 6′-5″ Vitoria comes over on loan from famed Portuguese team Benfica, and looks to fill the spot left by departing defender Carlos Valdes.
We discuss how this moves will allow Maurice Edu to play in his preferred midfield position instead of in defense. We also look at the team’s other needs, including depth at forward and at left back.
Listen to the full Philly Soccer Show podcast (runs 45:20)…READ MORE: Student Shoots Himself In Leg Inside West Philadelphia School With Metal Detectors, Police Say
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