Erik Hurtado indicators with CF Montréal as free agent after Sporting Kansas City spell

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing

CF Montréal have signed forward Erik Hurtado as a free agent by means of 2021 with an choice for 2022, the membership introduced Tuesday.

Hurtado, 30, has been in MLS since 2013 and had earlier stops at Sporting Kansas City and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He is tallied 19 goals and 10 assists in 133 video games (58 begins), reaching a personal-high of 5 goals on two completely different events.

“We’re happy with the acquisition of Erik,” sporting director Olivier Renard said in a membership launch. “He’s a flexible player with many seasons of expertise in MLS. As he was out there, we took this chance so as to add him to our squad.”

Hurtado is a former US youth international who entered MLS by way of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft when Vancouver picked him No. 5 general out of Santa Clara. He spent a short portion of the 2015 season on loan at Norwegian membership Mjondalen IF, however has in any other case stayed in MLS.

By signing Hurtado, Montréal continue to reshape their offense heading into the new marketing campaign. They beforehand signed Bjorn Johnsen and Sunusi Ibrahim this offseason, plus acquired Mason Toye last year by way of a commerce with Minnesota United FC. Montreal made the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in 2020, although exited within the Play-In Round against the New England Revolution.

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