TORONTO -- Former Marseille midfielder Benoit Cheyrou has signed with Major League Soccer and joined Toronto FC.
The 33-year-old Cheyrou could pair with American midfielder Michael Bradley in center of the midfield.
He helped Marseille win the French league title in 2010 and consecutive French League Cups in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
His agreement was announced Thursday.
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