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Report: Timbers trade D Farfan to LAFC, acquire Bravo

Field Level Media
05 Dec 2020, 02:05 GMT+10

The Portland Timbers are reportedly making a change at left back, trading Marco Farfan to Los Angeles FC and also finalizing the transfer of Argentina's Claudio Nicolas Bravo.

According to Thursday's ESPN report, the Timbers will receive $300,000 in allocation money from LAFC in exchange for Farfan. The 22-year-old Homegrown defender made 34 MLS appearances (23 starts) from 2017-20.

The deal is expected to be officially announced at the opening of the half-day trade window on Dec. 13, according to the report.

The transfer of Bravo from the Argentine club Banfield is pending a physical and completion of visa requirements. A source told ESPN that Portland will pay a $1 million transfer fee, spread out over four years, for 80 percent of the rights to Bravo, 23.

--Field Level Media

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