Breaking: Here to confirm that Portland Timber DID submit a $10 million bid for the 29-year-old Chilean striker Eduardo Vargas. An inside source has confirmed that Portland Timbers are still in negotiations to bring Vargas to the club for the upcoming season as a DP. Even though Gignac has confirmed that Vargas will now be leaving the team, my inside source confirms that Portland Timbers are still in negotiations to bring him in. Vargas currently plays for Tigres UANL in the Liga MX. He has previously played for Universidad de Chile, Napoli, Grêmio, Valencia, QPR, 1899 Hoffenheim, & currently with Tigres UANL. He has made a total of 82 appearances for the Chilean national team and scoring 35 goals on an international level.
BREAKING: Former Portland Timbers’ Captain Center Back Liam Ridgewell will sign with English Championship side Hull City. The 34-year-old, who was recently released by Portland, made 97 Appearances with the club from 2014-18.
Rumor: According to multiple reports coming out of Argentina, Greece, Italy, and United States. 21-year-old Argentine striker Ezequiel Ponce is reportedly a top target for a possible DP contract for the Portland Timbers. Ponce is currently playing for AEK Athens on loan from AS Roma. I can confirm thanks to a reliable inside source that Portland Timbers are currently interested in signing Ponce and an unnamed striker from LIGA MX.
Official: Portland Timbers defender Alvas Powell has officially joined FC Cincinnati after confirming his departure on his recent Instagram post. It is reported that he will join FC Cincinnati for $250k in General Allocation money. Official announcement should be announced in the next couple hours.
According to reports, Brazilian side São Paulo FC has put in an offer for Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco. The 30-year-old joined Portland in 2017, and has scored 18 goals and added 19 assists in 64 appearances.
Report: According to Kristian Dyer, FC Cincinnati are closing in on a deal for Portland Timbers & Jamaican international defender Alvas Powell. Trade would involve allocation money.
Report: Portland Timbers beats Sporting KC away 3-2. First leg, the game ended a 0-0 draw. Second leg, Portland Timbers beats Sporting KC 3-2 at Children’s Mercy Park during injury time. Portland Timbers is the western conference winner and will be playing against Atlanta United in the MLS Cup Finals. Portland Timbers have won their last MLS cup in 2015 while Atlanta United reaches their first MLS Cup final during their second season in MLS.