Cincinnati FC signed midfielder Kyle Scott through the 2022 season on Tuesday, with club options through 2024.
The 23-year-old Scott was on trial at Cincinnati FC during the preseason but never signed a contract.
Scott’s contract with England club Newcastle United recently expired. He joined Newcastle in the summer of 2019 but did not appear for the top team. He played 17 games for the U23 club.
According to Major League Soccer, Scott has not appeared in a game since November 2020.
The 5-foot-7 Scott also made appearances on the United States U18 and U-20 national teams.
Scott, born in Great Britain, has dual citizenship in England and the USA
Cincinnati host Inter Miami CF on Saturday.