Tim Howard is officially joining the MLS as part of the Colorado Rapids. The Rapids sign Howard as a Designated Player from Premier League side Everton. Howard will join the Rapids as part of the summer transfer window on July 4th.
Howard was recently demoted to back-up for his long time club Everton in favor of Joel Robles. Everton had been with Everton since 2006 and is returning to the MLS where he played for the MetroStars from 1998-2003. Howard will also be able to pair with another USMNT member in Jermaine Jones who the Rapids also recently signed.
The deal will to Colorado has a transfer fee of $600,000 and lasts through the 2019 season.
Welcome back to America Tim! Happy to have you and good luck with the Rapids.