Gomez to return to United, Guerrero to Rapids

The Washington Post is reporting that DC United has traded for Christian Gomez, sending midfielder Ivan Guerrero, a designated player slot and a second round draft pick in 2010 to Colorado. More from DCU’s official website.

“We’re very pleased that Christian is rejoining DC United,” said United President and CEO Kevin Payne in a statement. “He brings unique qualities to our team and he understands the culture of our club. We believe he makes us better able to again compete for the MLS Cup.”

“I am extremely happy to return to DC United, as is my family – my wife, my kids and my family in the D.C. area. We are excited to be back in the Capital,” Gomez said in a statement. ” I am coming into the team to contribute and do everything possible as a member of the team to bring the club back to where it belongs – winning championships. I realize how important the fans are to the club and what their expectations are and I hope to make them happy.”