Report: Vancouver Whitecaps chasing Sporting CP defender Bruno Gaspar


The Vancouver Whitecaps have been linked with one other player from a Portuguese large. 

In accordance with Pedro Sepulveda of Portuguese information station SIC Noticias, Vancouver are in negotiations with Sporting CP over signing proper back Bruno Gaspar on loan with a purchase order possibility of round $1.75 million. 

Gaspar, 27, joined Sporting forward of the 2018-19 season and has made 30 appearances for the membership. He spent 2019-20 on loan with Olympiakos in Greece.

Gaspar got here via the famed Benfica academy earlier than shifting to Vitoria Guimarães. He was a regular with Portuguese youth national teams however lately switched affiliations to Angola, the place he is made a handful of appearances. 

Longtime Whitecap Jake Nerwinski has been the membership’s beginning proper back for just a few seasons, whereas first round SuperDraft selection Javain Brown can also be a proper back.

Earlier this offseason, Vancouver had been been linked with Benfica’s Chiquinho and Porto’s Otavio. They’ve additionally signed Colombian youth international Dieber Caicedo.


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