Carli Lloyd Shipped To Sky Blue FC In 3-Team Trade Involving Sam Kerr, Christen Press
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The NWSL draft took place today, and there was no shortage of drama. The most dramatic thing was a trade that sends Carli Lloyd back to her home state of New Jersey with Sky Blue FC, Australian international Sam Kerr from Sky Blue to the Chicago Red Stars and USA international Christen Press from the Red Stars to the Houston Dash, Lloyd's former club.
FULL CONFIRMATION:Dash trade away Carli Lloyd and Janine Beckie.
Dash receive Christen Press
— Corey Roepken (@RipSports) January 18, 2018
Full breakdown of what we know about the trade so far:
Chicago Red Stars get pick No. 24 (they selected Megan Buckingham), Sam Kerr and Sarah Killion.
Houston Dash get pick No. seven (Hayley Hanson), an international roster slot and Christen Press.
Sky Blue FC get pick No. six (Amandine Pierre-Louis), pick No. 13 (Casey Murphy), Janine Beckie and Carli Lloyd.
This post will be updated when updates become available.