Alejandro Silva could be heading to his former club Olimpia for a fee of 4 million, 2 million more than what he was bought for. The Olimpia president is interested in bringing back the 29-year-old to Paraguay. In order for the deal to happen, Olimpia must sell 15,000 memberships by December 31, revealed President Marco Trovato. Alejandro Silva made 31 appearances last season for the Impact in MLS while scoring 5 and assisting 8.
Also, Vincent Destouches of TVA Sport has said the sale of Alejandro Silva is nearly complete.
Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna has signed a one-year contract extension with the Impact. The Frenchman made 9 appearances last season and scored 1 goal.
Montréal Impact have hired former Olympique Lyon and Caen goalkeeper Rémy Vercoutre and has been given role of goalkeeping coach. Current goalkeeper coach, Joël Bats will likely become assistant manager. As a player, Vercoutre won Ligue 1 five times with Lyon and has 240 Ligue 1 appearances.
Chris Duvall has been traded to Houston Dynamo in exchange for a 3rd round pick in the 2020 SuperDraft. The defender made 15 appearances this season and 45 appearances since joining the Impact in 2017. He scored once and assisted 3 times.
Montréal Impact have to decided to protect the following 11 players: Evan Bush, Victor Cabrera, Daniel Lovitz, Jukka Raitala, Ken Krolicki, Ignacio Piatti, Samuel Piette, Alejandro Silva, Saphir Taïder, Jeisson Vargas, and Maximiliano Urruti during Cincinnati’s Expansion Draft.
The following players can be selected during the expansion draft: Quincy Amarikwa, Micheal Azira, Rudy Camacho, Zakaria Diallo, Clément Diop, Chris Duvall, Rod Fanni, Kyle Fisher, Anthony Jackson-Hamel, Matteo Mancosu, Michael Petrasso, Bacary Sagna and Michael Salazar, Jackson-Hamel.
Montréal Impact have officially announced the sale of Maxime Crépeau to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Canadian goalkeeper had an incredible season in USL with the Ottawa Fury and picked up a few awards. The Impact receives $50,000 in TAM.
Montréal Impact have officially announced the signing of FC Dallas striker Maximiliano Urruti. The 27-year-old Argentine scored 9 goals and assisted 11 in all competitions this past season. His now former club, FC Dallas were eliminated by Portland in the playoffs knockout round. FC Dallas receive $75,000 in TAM and first round draft pick (10th pick).
On Tuesday, December 11th, new MLS side FC Cincinnati will get to select 5 unprotected players from other MLS teams. Rémi Garde and the Impact will have to come to an important decision on which 11 players to protect. I will tell you who I think they should protect.
Official: The Montreal Impact announced on Wednesday that it has come to terms with French winger and striker and Martinique international Harry Novillo on a two-year contract, with an option year. His acquisition will be confirmed after he receives his international transfer certificate and undergoes a medical.
Montréal Impact has officially announced the signing of Harry Novillo. The French winger formerly played for Olympique Lyon and Melbourne City making the Australian A-League team of the season in 2015/16. He has 2 appearances for the Martinique national team. He also knows Montréal manager Rémi Garde very well.