Goalkeeper Carlos Merancio Valdez will return to FC Tucson in 2020, the club announced Wednesday. Merancio Valdez played 13 matches for the club in its first professional season.
Splitting time in goal with LAFC loanee Philip Ejimadu, Merancio Valdez earned one clean sheet and made 41 saves in his 13 matches for FC Tucson in 2019. Prior to joining FCT, Merancio Valdez was a member of Monarcas Morelia Premier of the Mexican Football League.
Chattanooga Red Wolves SC also added to its squad today, announcing the signing of defender Isaiah Dargan. The Concord, California native played seven matches for San Francisco Glens SC in 2018. Prior to joining the Glens, Dargan made the UPSL Best XI Second Team following his season with Contra Costa FC in 2017.