CF Montreal loan Tomas Giraldo to CPL’s FC Edmonton for 2021 season

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Loan

CF Montreal have loaned homegrown midfielder Tomas Giraldo to Canadian Premier League side FC Edmonton for the 2021 season with out a proper to recall the player, it was introduced Friday.

Giraldo, 17, was signed by Montreal in June 2020 after creating of their academy. With a deep roster of homegrown talent, Montreal additionally not too long ago loaned two others to CPL teams for 2021 with a proper to recall: defender Karifa Yao to Cavalry FC and defender Keesean Ferdinand to Atletico Ottawa.

“As we did with the Karifa Yao and Keesean Ferdinand loans, we wish to give Tomas a possibility to play minutes this season and gain expertise”, sporting director Olivier Renard said in a membership launch. “I reiterate that now we have great confidence in our young Homegrown players and {that a} loan is a optimistic step of their growth.”

Giraldo was born in Colombia, although represented Canada on the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. He joined Montreal’s U-13 team in 2015 from FSS Salaberry and awaits his MLS debut.

CF Montreal are getting into their second season under head coach Thierry Henry. It’s been a busy offseason for the membership, starting from an total rebrand to a slew of incoming and outgoing transactions. 

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