Aaron Schoenfeld joined Maccabi Tel Aviv after the 26-year-old American striker completed a medical and signed a 3.5-year-deal at the club.

Schoenfeld, who will receive the number 25 at Maccabi told the club’s official website: “I am happy to start the next chapter in my career and extremely grateful to Maccabi Tel Aviv for believing in me. I am looking forward to many positive moments with my new teammates and can’t wait to start training with them soon”

Sports Director Jordi Cruyff told the clubs’ official website: “Aaron is a player we have been wanting to sign for a while as we all think he would add a different dimension to our game. I am happy we could start working with him in training as I am sure that at Maccabi he will enjoy playing football again”.

The Knoxville born striker, 193cm, began his playing career for the East Tennessee State University college, scoring 20 goals in 72 appearances. One season with Portland Phoenix attracted the attention of MLS side Columbus Crew for which he scored 5 goals in 51 appearances and 12 goals in 18 matches whilst on loan with Dayton Dutch Lions. Schoenfeld joined Maccabi Netanya in January 2016 and after two league matches was sold to Hapoel Tel Aviv where he scored 8 times in 12 league appearances. This season, Schoenfeld scored a total of 4 goals in 18 appearances in all competitions.