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Report: Orlando City in final negotiations for Paraguayan teen Josue Colman

Josue Colman - Cerro Porteno - close up


Orlando City are reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to sign 19-year-old Paraguayan attacking midfielder Josue Colman.

Paraguayan reporter Markos Gonzalez tweeted on Wednesday that Orlando are in talks to purchase 80 percent of Colman’s rights for $3.5 million from Paraguayan club Cerro Porteño, the former club of Atlanta United manager Tata Martino and Five Stripes star Miguel Almiron.

Colman has become a key part of Cerro Porteño’s setup this year, appearing in 32 league matches and a pair of Copa Sudamericana contests for the club. An experienced Paraguayan youth international, he has 16 total appearances with the country’s U-17, U-20 and U-23 teams.