Philadelphia Union signs Mikael Uhre from Brondby as Designated Player

The Philadelphia Union acquired striker Mikael Uhre from Danish side Brondby IF on Thursday and signed him through the 2024 season with a club option for 2025.

Uhre, 27, will occupy a Designated Player spot.

"We have been following Mikael for some time as he has developed and risen through the Danish Superliga, and we are excited to complete this deal to bring him to the Union," Union sporting director Ernst Tanner said in a release.

Uhre won the Danish Superliga Golden Boot last season with 21 goals and six assists in 34 all-competition appearances. He was also named the league's Player of the Year.