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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Silvestre signs for Portland Timbers

Former Manchester United and Arsenal defender Mikael Silvestre has signed with MLS club Portland Timbers on a reported two-year deal.

Mikael Silvestre left Werder Bremen in the summer
Mikael Silvestre was a solid defender for Man Utd

Silvestre, 35, was released by German club Werder Bremen at the end of the 2011-12 season and has been maintaining his fitness by training with United. The ex-France international also spent time on trial with the Timbers, and the Seattle Sounders, in a bid to win a contract which was announced via Twitter.

Timbers owner Merritt Paulson posted on Tuesday night: “Barring visa hiccups, we've signed M. Silvestre. Will provide terrific leadership & had great chemistry w players/coaches during stay with us.

“Welcome to the Rose City, @IamMSilvestre! We look forward to getting you and your family here soon.”

Silvestre won five Premier League titles, one FA Cup and one Champions League trophy during his ten-year spell at Old Trafford.

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