Miguel Angel Navarro
HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Deportivo La Guaira and signed through the 2022, with club options for 2023 and 2024, on January 27, 2020.
Navarro is a promising, young left back with experience at the international level. He can contribute on both ends of the field and has the potential to develop into a very solid player in MLS.
INTERNATIONAL: He has earned nine caps for Venezuela at the youth national team level (as of Jan. 27, 2020). In 2019, he made seven appearances (six starts) for the U-20 Venezuelan National Team during the South American U-20 Championship. Most recently, the defender made two appearances for Venezuela’s U-23 team in the Pre-Olympic Tournament, featuring against Chile on Jan. 21 and Ecuador on Jan. 24.
OUTSIDE MLS: In 2017, Navarro signed with Deportivo JBL del Zulia in Venezuela to begin his professional career. In his first year with the club, Navarro made 19 appearances (19 starts) at the left back position. After joining Deportivo La Guaira in 2018, the defender made 46 appearances in two seasons with the club, including an appearance in the 2019 Copa Libertadores.