FC Dallas Signs Ramon Nunez And Adds Their 10th Homegrown Player

Mike Stobe

Long rumored deal for Nunez is finally official.

The long awaited announced for Ramon Nunez and FC Dallas is finally here. The club announced Thursday afternoon that they have signed the veteran midfielder. The deal was previously said to be done by Hunt Sports Group president Dan Hunt in a Facebook chat with fans several weeks ago.

The former SMU and Dallas Burn player re-joins the club that he left back in 2007. He is still undergoing rehab on his knee but as Daniel pointed out earlier this week, he is getting closer and closer to being back at full strength.

Nunez will provide the depth in the midfield behind David Ferreira and give the club another option on the flanks.

"I am very happy to be working with Ramon again," said FC Dallas head coach Schellas Hyndman. "He has the qualities to help FC Dallas win championships. Ramon has the ability to break down opponents with his quick, explosive movements and he will help create goals for his teammates as well as score goals himself for FC Dallas."

The Honduran should be back on the field full time for FC Dallas by next month in some reserve games followed by possible minutes with the main squad. I'd imagine he'll be at a 100% by this summer.

The club also made the announcement of the signing of their 10th Homegrown player in goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez.

Yes 10th Homegrown signing. Let that sink in for a moment.

Gonzalez another Mexican youth team keeper, currently with the U-18 squad. From everything I've heard, been told and read, this kid is every bit as good as Richard Sanchez. Hence the reason why the club pulled the trigger on this deal and signed him.

I'd fully expect him to be loaned out at some point this season though. Five keepers on one team makes for a very crowded situation. If you are wondering why the club signed him, it is simple and very much in the same line as them signing Sanchez. If they didn't do it now, they stood the chance of losing out on him to a Mexican team.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Big D Soccer

You must be a member of Big D Soccer to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Big D Soccer. You should read them.

Join Big D Soccer

You must be a member of Big D Soccer to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Big D Soccer. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker