MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Wednesday the acquisition of Argentine midfielder Adrián Arregui, on loan from Argentine club Temperley, for the 2017 season. Arregui will join the club after passing his medicals and upon receiving his international transfer certificate.
“Adrian is a dynamic central midfielder that can cover a lot of ground. He has a high work rate and a strong mentality that will fit into the culture we are building,” said Impact technical director Adam Braz. “He has a strong desire to come to Montreal and is looking forward to joining the team. We think that he will be a good fit with our team and that he will be able to contribute this season.”
Arregui, 24, spent the last three years with Club Atlético Temperley, appearing in 50 games, including 45 starts, while recording two goals and two assists in the Argentine first division.
After joining Temperley in 2014, he helped the club earn promotion to the second division, and then the Primera División. He played the 2015 season, the 2016 season and the first half of the 2016-17 season in the first division. He played with former Impact midfielder Leonardo di Lorenzo over the last three years.
He previously played with his local club, Asociación Deportiva Berazategui, between 2011 and 2014.
Transaction: Montreal Impact acquires Adrián Arregui on loan from Club Atlético Temperley for the 2017 season.
Weight: 163 lbs
Birthdate and birthplace: August 12, 1992
Hometown: Berazategui, Argentina
Previous club: Club Atlético Temperley (loan)
Date acquired: February 22, 2017