Austin FC Looks to Strengthen Its Defense with the Acquisition of Mikkel Desler

The 28-year-old Danish right-back, currently with Toulouse FC, is a target for Austin FC to bolster its defensive line
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Austin FC is on the verge of making a strategic move in the transfer market, aiming to reinforce its defense with the imminent signing of right-back Mikkel Desler. At just 28 years old, Desler has already made a mark in Ligue 1, playing for Toulouse FC, and is now ready to bring his skills and experience to Major League Soccer (MLS).

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Desler, known for his prowess at the right-back position, is a key piece in Austin FC's strategy to strengthen the team in the upcoming season. His journey at Toulouse FC, where he has amassed an impressive 91 appearances since 2021, demonstrates not only his consistency but also his ability to adapt to competitive challenges.

The Texan club, updating its lineup for the upcoming season, is in the final stages of negotiations to bring Desler on board. The Dane represents not only a valuable addition to the defense but also a bet on the future of Austin FC.