Sporting KC adds defender Emiliano Amor on initial loan
Sporting Kansas City has signed 22-year-old defender Emiliano Amor on loan from Argentine club Velez Sarsfield with an option to buy.
Amor, a center-back, has spent his entire career with Velez Sarsfield, making over 50 appearances with the first team.
"Emiliano is a young defender we have watched closely, and his arrival gives us another valuable piece along the backline," Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes said. "We are excited for him to join the club for preseason in Arizona."
He will likely slot in as a backup to starters Matt Besler and Ike Opara, and will come as a welcome replacement for Erik Palmer-Brown, who has left to pursue a move to Europe.
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