Columbus Crew SC midfielder Justin Meram was acquired from Orlando City SC in exchange for $750,000 in Targeted Allocation Money and an international roster slot for the 2019 MLS season on Aug. 2, 2018.
Prior to his time with Orlando City, Meram played for the Black & Gold from 2011-2017, making 188 regular-season appearances (134 starts) while becoming one of only five players in club history to register at least 30 goals and 30 assists for Crew SC.
Columbus returns to MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 11 against the Houston Dynamo as part of Columbus Zoo Night. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET.