Orlando City SC have signed winger Ivan Angulo on a year-long mortgage from Brazil Serie A aspect Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras.
He joins within the summer season of 2023, with an possibility to prolong for one more six months.
“Ivan is a talented and creative winger who has international experience going to the FIFA U-20 World Cup for Colombia and has played in the first division in Portugal,” Orlando City EVP of Soccer Operations and General Manager Luiz Muzzi stated in a press launch.
“We believe his ability to take players one-on-one and the danger he creates along the flanks will be great assets for us as we push towards the end of this season.”
Angulo began his profession in Columbia with Envigado FC, earlier than becoming a member of Palmeiras on a season-long mortgage after which completely in 2020. He leaves the Brazilian aspect quickly with 4 objectives and 5 assists in 65 first-team appearances.
He now stands as Orlando’s second signing of the Secondary Transfer Window, becoming a member of USMNT ahead Nicholas Gioacchini on the record. Their arrival provides head coach Oscar Pareja extra choices up entrance, with Ercan Kara, Facundo Torres and Alexandre Pato additionally obtainable.
The signings come at an excellent time for Orlando City, as they battle to interrupt into the highest 4 within the Eastern Conference. They are at present in fifth place with 30 factors from 22 video games and a file of 8W-8L-4D, simply two wins away from overtaking CF Montreal.
Orlando City returns to league motion on Sunday when it visits DC United at Audi Field.