The San Jose Earthquakes have signed defender Mike Zaher to a developmental contract. Zaher spent last year, his only in Major League Soccer, with D.C. United.

"Mike is a skillful left back who understands the game," said general manager John Doyle. "He gets into the attack well and serves a good ball. We are glad to add him to the team."

Details of the contract were not disclosed, as per league policy.

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