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Colombia Star Heads To The MLS

Seattle Sounders have signed Colombia international Andres Correa.

The 2014 MLS playoff semi finalists Seattle Sounders have signed Colombian defender Andres Correa.

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The 21 year old international joins the club immediately and will be available for the clubs 2015 curtain raiser against New England Revolution on Sunday 8th March.

“We are pleased to welcome Andrés to Sounders FC,” Seattle General Manager Garth Lagerwey told soundersfc.com.

“He is a dynamic, exciting young player that we believe can compete for minutes on our backline as we head into a packed season across multiple competitions.”

Correa has spent his formative years in Colombia’s Primera Division, playing for Medellin and Fortaleza. He also featured for the Colombian U-20s in the 2013 World Cup.

“Andrés is a very good young player with a tremendous upside,” said Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid.

“Although he’s a young player, we believe he can be a contributor this year and we look forward to working with him throughout preseason camp.”

Seattle continue their preseason next week in the Desert Diamond Cup in Arizona – though their opponents are yet to be determined. Correa is expected to feature.

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