Transfer Deadline Day
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MLS Deadline Day: All of Monday's moves as primary window closes

The 2017 Primary Transfer Window for MLS closed on Monday, May 8 at 11:59 pm ET.

MLS clubs will now have to wait until July to sign players under contract in another country or make any MLS trades involving players. The Secondary Transfer Window for MLS opens on July 10 and runs through Aug. 9.

Here are the list of moves made on Monday. Check back here for any final announcements made after the 11:59 pm ET Monday deadline day: 

Tuesday, 12:39 pm ET

The Vancouver Whitecaps got a deal done just in time, signing Australian winger/forward Bernie Ibini from Belgium's Club Brugge before the window closed on Monday and officially announcing the acquisition on Tuesday. The Nigerian-born, Sydney-raised Ibini starred in the A-League before joining Brugge and most recently helped Sydney FC win the league and playoffs on a loan spell.

Monday, 4:49 pm ET

D.C. United announced Monday afternoon that they have mutually terminated the contract of Maxim Tissot. The Montreal Impact academy product had made one MLS start after signing for the Black-and-Red in February.

Monday, 3:50 pm ET

Reportedly, Columbus Crew SC 20-year-old Cristian Martinez is headed back to the MLS roster after (another) short-term loan. MLS-to-USL loans remain an option following the transfer window's close for US-based MLS teams and their US-based USL affiliates, as well as for Canada-based clubs and their Canada-based affiliates.

Monday, 2:30 pm ET

The New England Revolution tweeted that they had brought back midfielder Gershon Koffie, who played for them in 2016, on loan from Swedish side Hammarby IF.

 

Monday, 12:00 pm ET

Bologna FC in Italy published a video featuring Blerim Dzemaili saying "Thank you, Bologna" ahead of a reported departure to join the Montreal Impact in MLS.

UPDATE: At 9:22 on Tuesday morning, the Impact made Dzemaili's arrival official, announcing that he will join IMFC on loan from Bologna right away after passing his medical and obtaining his Canadian work permit.

Monday, 10:30 am ET

The Portland Timbers' push for a rumored international center back will happen in June, meaning he'd be available to play in MLS only after the secondary transfer window opens on July 10.

Monday, 9:00 am ET

Reports out of Venezuela claim that Zulia FC's Jefferson Savarino flew to the USA on Sunday to join Real Salt Lake.

Monday, 9:00 am ET

What does your team need on Transfer Deadline Day? Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle has your team covered: