Goalkeeper Luis Barraza will play at Oakland Roots SC for the time being. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
NEW YORK - New York City FC Monday announced that it sent goalkeeper Luis Barraza and defender Chris Gloster have joined USL Championship clubs on loan.
Barraza, who joined the club as 12th overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and made his professional debut last season in the Concacaf Champions League against Tigres UANL, will join expansion team Oakland Roots SC.
Gloster, a U.S. youth international who has appeared off the bench twice this MLS season, will head to Sacramento Republic FC.
NYCFC retains the right to recall the pair at any time.
“With the break in the MLS schedule at the beginning of June, we felt this was an excellent opportunity for Luis and Chris to play competitive minutes ahead of the league’s resumption on June 19,” sporting director David Lee said.