Sounders loan Fredy Montero to Sporting Lisbon with option to buy

Staff writerJuly 22, 2013 

Seattle Sounders FC forward Fredy Montero has been loaned to Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon, the club announced today. Sporting Lisbon will have an option to buy Montero on a permanent transfer. The loan is pending receipt of his International Transfer Clearance from Colombia to Portugal.

Montero, 25, has been on loan with Millonarios FC of the Colombian first division since January. He started 19 of 21 appearances and scored a team-high seven goals with two assists for Millonarios during the 2012-13 season.

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