Chicago Fire acquire Argentinean center back Nicolas Del Grecco

TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing

The Chicago Fire bolstered their back line on Thursday, announcing the signing of Argentinean center back Nicolas Del Grecco from Honduran side CD Olimpia.

Del Grecco, 24, is under contract through the 2019 season with club options for 2020 and 2021 and will be added to the Fire roster upon receipt of his ITC and P-1 visa.

Del Grecco joined Olimpia from Argentine third-division side Club Deportivo Libertad de Sunchales in January and appeared in 12 league matches for Olimpia, as well as a Concacaf Champions League match against the New York Red Bulls on March 1.

A native of Morteros, Argentina, Del Grecco made his senior debut with Atletico de Rafaela in 2015, and also featured for Tigre and Boca Juniors’ reserve side.

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