Cristhian Paredes Portland

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Extension

The Portland Timbers have signed midfielder Cristhian Paredes to a four-year contract extension through 2025 with a club option year, the club announced Wednesday.

Paredes, 23, has been in Portland since 2018 and accrued eight goals and eight assists in 79 regular-season appearances (60 starts). He originally joined on loan from Liga MX's Club America before securing a permanent move to the Rose City.

Internationally, Paredes has appeared in six matches for Paraguay and featured for the South American country's youth teams from the U-17s to U-23s.

His Timbers career has included an MLS is Back Tournament title in 2020, plus an MLS Cup final appearance in 2021.