clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Boca Juniors midfielder looking for US move, possibly to Sounders

Nicolas Lodeiro linked to both Montreal Impact and Seattle Sounders, so far.

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Uruguay National Team winger and attacking midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is currently with Boca Juniors, but that could be changing just as he looks to head to the United States for the Copa America Cenetario. Lodeiro, recently injured and healed, is now connected with a move from Boca Juniors to MLS.

Yesterday, it seemed that the destination was the Montreal Impact. Today, the word is that Montreal is out.

Previously one outlet connected the multi-faceted attacker to Seattle Sounders.

Nicolas played in the 2010 World Cup with former Sounder Alvaro Fernandez. Seattle is one of the MLS teams that can and has paid transfer fees, though 8 million dollars would be hefty. They have the DP slot and cap space. This is the type of player and rumor that makes sense.

In the past few years Lodeiro transitioned from being a classic CAM/#10 to a creative winger. The Sounders are in need of more creativity at either role in their 4-2-1-3. Now, 27 Lodeiro only makes the team a touch younger, if signed. He would take minutes from Ivanschitz, Valdez and Gomez.

With Boca Juniors in league and Copa Libertadores play he has seven goals and six assists in 2,871 minutes.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Sounder At Heart Weekly Roundup newsletter!

A twice weekly roundup of Seattle Sounders and OL Reign news from Sounder at Heart