Report: According to an inside source, Vancouver Whitecaps will officially be signing Fredy Montero to a 2-year-deal. The Colombian striker has previously played for Vancouver Whitecaps in 2017 scoring 14 goals in 36 appearances. He currently has been released and is a current free agent from Sporting CP. The 31-year-old striker has previously played for Seattle Sounders from 2009-2014.
Official: Vancouver Whitecaps officially sign Joaquín Ardaiz to a young DP contract. The 20-year-old Uruguayan Striker has previously played for Danubio, Royal Antwerp, Chiasso, and most recently Frosinone in Italy. Ardaiz has made 21 appearances for the Uruguay U20 national team.
Official: Vancouver Whitecaps officially sign Argentine defender Érik Godoy on a loan deal from Argentine club Colón. The 25-year-old defender ya previously played for Tigre, Belgrano, and this past season with Colón.
Official: Vancouver Whitecaps have officially acquired 21-year-old Tunisian defender Jasser Khemiri. The 21-year-old last played for Tunisian club Stade Tunisien. The announcement was released by his current club wishing him good luck in the future with Vancouver Whitecaps.
Official: Vancouver Whitecaps have officially signs Rayo Vallecano winger Lass Bangoura. The 26-year-old Guinean international has played most of his professional career with Rayo Vallecano in both the first and second Spanish division. He has previously played for Granada, Reims, and Almería on loan. Whitecaps FC acquire Lass Bangoura, with the use of Targeted Allocation Money, on a one-year loan with an option to purchase from Spanish La Liga club Rayo Vallecano de Madrid S.A.D. on January 23, 2019. He will occupy an international roster spot and officially join the club's roster pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC), work permit, visa, and medical examinations.
Official: Vancouver Whitecaps officially sign Spanish midfielder Jon Erice. The 32-year-old midfielder joins Whitecaps FC after spending the vast majority of his career in his native Spain, including more than 200 matches in La Liga 2. Erice has agreed to an MLS contract through 2020 with a club option for 2021 and will be added to the roster with the use of Targeted Allocation Money. He will occupy an international roster spot and officially join the club's roster pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC), work permit, visa, and medical examinations.
Rumor: According to multiple Portuguese reports, Vancouver Whitecaps currently are targeting FC Porto B player Rui Costa. The 22-year-old Portuguese forward has also recently followed both Whitecaps and MLS on Instagram.
Rumor: According to reports coming out of both Sweden and Denmark, Brønby IF and Swedish right-back Johan Larsson is currently being pursued by Vancouver Whitecaps. He’s currently 28-years old and has 6 appearances with the Swedish national team.
FC Cincinnati has acquired defender Kendall Waston from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for $450,000 of General Allocation Money, $300,000 of Targeted Allocation Money and the 2019 international roster spot obtained from the Colorado Rapids via trade after the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft. Vancouver will retain a percentage of future transfer fees should FC Cincinnati trade or transfer Waston. Additionally, should Waston reach certain performance-based incentives with FC Cincinnati, Vancouver will also receive an additional $75,000 in GAM.
FC Cincinnati is finalizing a deal that will send an int'l spot and allocation money to Vancouver for defender Kendall Waston. Not done yet, but in the works.