Expense Hamid, D.C. United’s long time beginning goalkeeper, will certainly be sidelined 2 to 3 months with a hand injury, the MLS club revealed Friday. He is most likely to miss out on a minimum of 13 suits.
Hamid, 31, undertook surgical procedure June 30 to fix damages in his left hand, a tear of a distal intermetacarpal tendon. The group stated he experienced the injury early in the period as well as has actually been playing with it.
Hamid missed out on the previous 3 suits, the very first 2 with what United stated was a health problem. He after that was noted as not available for Monday’s 5-3 success in Orlando with the injury.
Hamid had not played given that Might 28, United’s last video game prior to a three-week break.
Rafael Romo, a Venezuelan that authorized with United in late April after years in Europe, has actually begun in Hamid’s lack as well as is anticipated to stay atop the deepness graph. Romo has actually made 6 looks throughout all competitors, with 5 begins.
Jon Kempin (3 begins in all competitors) is the back-up, with Loudoun United’s Luis Zamudio on-call.
Besides a brief job in Denmark in 2018, Hamid has actually been used by United given that September 2009, when he ended up being the company’s very first organic gamer. He’s been the key starter given that late 2010 as well as, amongst goalkeepers, is D.C.’s profession leader in normal period looks (279 ).
A variety of injuries, however, has actually restricted his accessibility recently. His agreement runs out in December. This year he’s making $700,000, 5th highest possible on the group, according to MLS Athletes Organization information