DC United sign Venezuelan youth international forward Jovanny Bolivar on loan


D.C. United have acquired forward Jovanny Bolivar from Deportivo La Guaira on loan with a purchase order choice, the membership introduced Tuesday.

Bolivar, 19, made his skilled debut at 17-years-old with Guaira and has 4 goals in 28 appearances throughout all competitions. The striker has featured with the Venezuelan youth national teams.

“Jovanny is a young and proficient forward who we imagine has the instruments to achieve MLS,” GM & VP of soccer operations Dave Kasper said in a membership assertion. “At 19-years-old, he already has skilled expertise within the Venezuelan first division and has additionally represented the Venezuelan Youth National Team. It is a move that reveals our continued dedication to bringing in young players with a excessive ceiling for success. We’re excited so as to add him to the roster forward of the 2021 MLS season.” 

Bolivar provides to attacking choices for new head coach Hernan Losada, alongside the likes of Ola Kamara, Yordy Reyna, Erik Sorga and extra. It has been a busy start to the week for United, having signed No. 4 general SuperDraft decide forward Kimarni Smith on Monday, as well as defender Brendan Hines-Ike.


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