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Orlando City Acquires Colombian Midfielder Andrés Perea on Loan

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2019) - Orlando City SC has acquired midfielder Andrés Perea (peh-reya) on a one-year loan with an option to buy following the completion of the 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) season. Perea, who holds citizenship for both the United States and Colombia, joins the Lions on loan from Colombian side Atlético Nacional.

“Andrés is an exciting young prospect who we’ve been tracking for a while,” Orlando City EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi said. “At a very young age he already has experience playing for one of the most traditional teams in South America and has also represented Colombia in U-17 and U-20 FIFA World Cups.