United's New Players Have Visa Issues, Won't Debut Saturday

July 15, 2017 09:33 AM

Minnesota United FC won't have two of their new players, Sam Nicholson and Michael Boxall, for Saturday's friendly against Mexican team Atlas FC at TCF Bank Stadium. 

Nicholson, 22, after a successful four-year run in the Scottish Premiership. Because of visa issues he'll have to wait past Saturday to make his United debut. Nicholson is a midfielder.

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Boxall, 28, comes from the South African Premier Division. He's a defender with position flexibility. He too can't play Saturday.

United FC resumes MLS play on Wednesday vs. Houston. That match begins a run of four consecutive MLS home dates.

***Click the video box above to hear from coach Adrian Heath, Nicholson, and Boxall***

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