HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 6 overall in 2017 Waiver Draft. Signed to a two-year contract on Jan. 9, 2018.
Diop became a part-time starter for the LA Galaxy in 2017 and will look to earn some minutes with Montreal in 2018.
INTERNATIONAL: Diop decided to represent his country of origin internationally, appearing in his first game with the Lions of Terenga on June 5, against Uganda. He was also called up for several 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying games. He has previously represented France at the U19 level.
OUTSIDE MLS: Diop helped lead LA Galaxy II to 2015 USL championship game, starting 24 of 28 regular-season games and all four playoff contests. He finished third in the USL with a 1.12 goals against average in the regular season, ranking fourth with eight shutouts and posting an 11-9-3 record. Prior to joining the Galaxy organization, Diop came up through the youth ranks of French club Amiens, playing regularly for Amiens II in the French third division during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 Championnat National seasons.