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ESPN's Jeff Carlisle reported on Friday that LAFC are nearing a deal to bring in Horta, a 21-year-old midfielder currently playing on loan at Braga from Benfica.
The Portuguese youth international is a well-regarded young player, having started his career at Vitoria Setubal before moving to Benfica, the defending Portuguese Primeira champion. At Braga this season, he has been on a roll recently, scoring a goal and three assists in five games.
LAFC open their inaugural season on March 4 at the Seattle Sounders (5 pm ET | ESPN).