With no real consensus No. 1 pick at this year’s MLS SuperDraft, Toronto FC decided to take the money.
On Wednesday, the Reds, who had the No. 1 and No. 3 picks in Thursday’s draft — sent that top pick to the New England Revolution. The Reds get an undisclosed amount of allocation money and the No. 4 pick.
And the first thing that comes to mind is Kyle Bekker. The Oakville, Ont. midfielder has been the story of the combine, dominating the competition with the ball and his feet and scoring a couple of goals, to boot. He likely hasn’t done enough to be a top pick, but he’s certainly entered that top-five debate.
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