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Sounder At Heart 14 hours ago
Fredy Montero won’t celebrate if he scores against Sounders

Fredy Montero won’t celebrate if he scores against Sounders

Montero also defends himself against Brad Evans’ tweet. Opinions have been pretty well split over Fredy Montero’s signing with the Vancouver Whitecaps. On one side, there’s people — frankly, like myself — who think Montero has a right to return to MLS and be close to his family. Plus, the Whitecaps are not the Portland Timbers, or even the LA Galaxy, in terms of the intensity of the rivalry. On the other, there’s been a very vocal group who consider Montero’s decision to join the Whitecaps almost a betrayal. Former Sounders teammate Brad Evans didn’t use language that...
SBI Soccer 17 hours ago
Back in MLS, Fredy Montero ready for pressure of being Whitecaps' go-to scorer

Back in MLS, Fredy Montero ready for pressure of being Whitecaps' go-to scorer

Freddy Montero is happy to be back in MLS, and he isn’t phased by criticisms of his move to the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Sounder At Heart Feb 16, 2017
We deciphered Fredy Montero’s first interview as a Whitecap

We deciphered Fredy Montero’s first interview as a Whitecap

His mouth may have been saying one thing, but his heart was saying another. Fredy Montero loves Seattle, there’s no question about that. He married a local woman, moved his family here and even continues to own a home in Bellevue. In the past, he’s indicated that he’d like to play for the Seattle Sounders again, someday. We don’t know for sure that he’d have preferred to be here instead of with the Vancouver Whitecaps, but a reasonable person can come to that conclusion. During his first public interview with the Whitecaps, Montero did his best to put his best foot forward. He...
Brotherly Game Feb 16, 2017
Bayern thrashes Arsenal, Vancouver signs Fredy Montero: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/16/17

Bayern thrashes Arsenal, Vancouver signs Fredy Montero: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/16/17

If you're ready for some links, gimmie a HELL YEAH! Philadelphia Union News Union scrimmage Orlando City SC as second Clearwater camp opens The Union arrived in Clearwater, Florida to open their second Sunshine State preseason camp yesterday, February 14. Following an evening training session, the team got back on the field Wednesday afternoon in a closed-door scrimmage against Orlando City SC. MLS News Vancouver Whitecaps Officially Add Fredy Montero The Whitecaps have landed their big name. MNUFC Officially announces GattLoons add the speedy winger from Molde. Maxi Moralez signs with...
Sportsnet CA Feb 15, 2017
Can Fredy Montero be the difference-maker the Whitecaps need?

Can Fredy Montero be the difference-maker the Whitecaps need?

The Vancouver Whitecaps finally made a splash with the acquisition of Fredy Montero. But can the Colombian striker be a real difference-maker in his return to Major League Soccer?
ESPN FC Feb 15, 2017

Fredy Montero signs with Vancouver on season-long loan from Tianjin Teda

Fredy Montero is making his return to MLS after the Vancouver Whitecaps signed him on loan from CSL side Tianjin Teda. Fredy Montero is heading back to Cascadia, though hell suit up for the Vancouver Whitecaps and not previous club the Seattle Sounders. The Whitecaps officially announced Monteros signing on Wednesday, and said he will join the club on a one-year loan from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda. To acquire Monteros rights, Vancouver had to obtain the top spot in the MLS allocation order from Minnesota United, and did so by sending $100,000 in general allocation money and...
Vancouver Sun Feb 15, 2017
Whitecaps confirm signing of striker Fredy Montero

Whitecaps confirm signing of striker Fredy Montero

The noise had been there for a couple days, now it’s official: the Whitecaps have signed striker Fredy Montero on a one-year loan from Chinese club Tianjin Teda. Montero will be a Designated Player — meaning most of his salary does not count against the team’s salary cap — and while he’s a Colombian citizen, […]
Sounder At Heart Feb 15, 2017
It’s true. Fredy Montero is a Vancouver Whitecap

It’s true. Fredy Montero is a Vancouver Whitecap

Hopefully the former King of Cascadia isn’t also the future King of Cascadia. The one-time King of Cascadia returns to the land of sea and sky. The Vancouver Whitecaps announced the necessary trade up in the Allocation List and the acquisition of former Seattle Sounders All Star Fredy Montero. Vancouver gave up an international spot, $100k in General Allocation Money, and $125k in Targeted Allocation Money for a year of Montero’s services. He is only on loan, with an option to buy. That does mean that the Montero transfer saga will take place again in the 2017-18 MLS offseason. For...
SBI Soccer Feb 15, 2017
Whitecaps sign Fredy Montero on season-long loan

Whitecaps sign Fredy Montero on season-long loan

The former Seattle Sounders striker is back in the league after stints in Portugal and China.
Sportsnet CA Feb 15, 2017
Whitecaps add to offence by acquiring Colombian Fredy Montero

Whitecaps add to offence by acquiring Colombian Fredy Montero

The Vancouver Whitecaps have added to their offence by acquiring former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero as a designated player.
Eighty Six Forever Feb 15, 2017
Vancouver Whitecaps Officially Add Fredy Montero

Vancouver Whitecaps Officially Add Fredy Montero

The Whitecaps have landed their big name The Vancouver Whitecaps have confirmed they have officially added striker Fredy Montero, as a DP. It’s a one-year loan from Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda. You can see the official news release here. In order to sign Montero, The Whitecaps had to go through the allocation process, and that meant they had to make a deal for the number one spot, held by Minnesota United FC. The Whitecaps moved $100,000 in General Allocation Money in 2018, $125,000 in Targeted Allocation Money in 2018, and an international roster spot through 2017 to get...
Prost Amerika Feb 14, 2017

Radio Cascadia Ep. 98 – Spiciest Takes

  Ah, it’s Valentine’s Day in Cascadia. There’s no love lost in the region on the holiday this year as Fredy Montero‘s rumored shock loan move to Vancouver makes waves throughout the league. The former Sounders DP forward left MLS for Portugal after 2013 as the all-time leading goal scorer in Seattle, and now it [...] The post Radio Cascadia Ep. 98 – Spiciest Takes appeared first on Prost Amerika.
Eighty Six Forever Feb 14, 2017
Beyond the Lens - Rumours Everywhere

Beyond the Lens - Rumours Everywhere

What to Believe? Much like in any professional league, the off-season provides rumours of all shape and size to fly through the stratosphere for fans of various ilk to process and determine whether they want to believe it or not. As previously reported by this site, the latest rumours involving the Whitecaps involve former Sounder Fredy Montero, who is subject to MLS’ allocation order because he was sold by Seattle. Finalmente Fredy Montero Muñoz deja el fútbol de China y se muda de nuevo a Estados Unidos. El delantero atlanticense, que venía jugando en el Tianjin Teda, fue cedido a...
Brotherly Game Feb 14, 2017
Brotherly Game Daily 2/14/17

Brotherly Game Daily 2/14/17

Feel the love with the links. Philadelphia Union News Union notes: Finding gaps, unsettling feelings and 'speed loss'A number of players were missing from Union training at the University of Pennsylvania on Monday morning. MLS News Columbus Crew SC officially announce season-long loan of Brazilian ArturThe Black & Gold have added another midfielder as the start of the regular season grows closer. Rumor: Vancouver Whitecaps Close to Adding Fredy Montero The report comes from Colombian outlet El Heraldo. D.C. United could receive final approval for Buzzard Point stadium ThursdayWith...
ESPN FC Feb 13, 2017

Vancouver Whitecaps near deal to sign ex-Sounder Fredy Montero - sources

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Tim Parker discusses their 2016 season, and the one element the team was lacking. Herculez Gomez questions who exactly can move the needle if Don Garber subsidizes DPs for Canadian clubs. Former Seattle Sounders forward Fredy Montero is close to returning to Major League Soccer, multiple league sources confirmed to ESPN FC, with the Vancouver Whitecaps primed to capture the Colombians signature. Colombian outlet El Heraldo earlier reported the news onMontero, who currently plays forTianjin Teda in theChinese Super League. Because Montero was officially...

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