Well, almost official.
No official announcements have been made yet, but Jordan Harvey let the cat out of the bag Friday evening.
— Jordan Harvey (@JordanCHarvey) December 23, 2017
Harvey, a left back for Vancouver since their inaugural season in 2011, appears ready to join the expansion Los Angeles FC. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Harvey, who is from California.
It’s no surprise that Harvey, a free agent, is leaving town. The writing was on the wall for the 33-year-old in the second half of last season. A staple of the Whitecaps’ starting lineup for many years, Harvey was relegated to bench duty at the tail-end of the year.
A fan favourite for seven seasons, Harvey appeared in 179 MLS regular season matches with the Whitecaps (a club record), starting in 169 of them.