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Report: DC United eyeing Las Palmas' Argentine winger Mateo Garcia

Mateo Garcia - UD Las Palmas - in yellow - THUMB ONLY

UPDATE, AUGUST 6: The Washington Post's Steven Goff reported on Tuesday that D.C. were deep in talks with Garcia.


JULY 16: D.C. United already have three Argentinians on their roster, and a new report out of Spain suggests that the Black-and-Red are mulling another during the current transfer window. 

Mateo Garcia, a left winger currently on the books at Spanish second-division club UD Las Palmas, is the player in question. Garcia, 22, is a product of the youth system at Instituto de Cordoba and moved to the Canary Islands in 2016 for a transfer fee reported at a shade under $500,000. 

He's since gone out on loan three times, twice in Spain and most recently to Greek club Aris for last season, which appears to have piqued the interest of other suitors in Greece. were the first English-language outlet to report on Garcia's links to D.C.; find more details in their report. The Athletic's Pablo Maurer subsequently confirmed that there's interest: