An Ignacio Piatti final act in MLS apparently is not within the playing cards, with experiences from Argentina indicating that the former CF Montréal star will sign with Argentine Primera Division side Racing.
— Gonzalo Cardozo 🎙 (@GHCardozo) February 19, 2021
Based on The Athletic’s Paul Tenorio, the 36-year-old midfielder expressed interest in coming back to MLS after spending 2014-19 with CF Montréal. Nothing concrete emerged, although, and now the Argentine maestro seems set to stay in his home country.
One fascinating Friday night time nugget I’ve heard from a pair sources: former Montreal star Ignacio Piatti is considering an MLS return. Just turned 36 this week, however for the precise value it’s important to pay attention, proper…?
— Paul Tenorio (@PaulTenorio) February 5, 2021
Whereas in MLS, Piatti netted 66 goals and 35 assists throughout 135 video games (130 begins). Able to enjoying vast or centrally, he was a two-time MLS Finest XI selection and three-time MLS All-Star. He additionally was a part of CF Montréal’s 2015 team that almost gained the Concacaf Champions League.
Accidents hampered Piatti’s final year with CF Montréal, nevertheless, and then he returned in 2020 to San Lorenzo, the membership he beforehand competed for earlier than delivery north. Piatti tallied one goal and one assist in 10 appearances throughout all competitions this past season with San Lorenzo, then grew to become a free agent.
With Piatti reportedly set to sign with Racing, hopes of a late-career renaissance in MLS appear out of the image. However there’s no denying that when at his peak, the Argentine was a whole game-changer and dynamic risk for CF Montréal.