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Report: Joao Plata move away from Real Salt Lake imminent

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Joao Plata’s days in a Real Salt Lake jersey could be numbered, according to his agent, Gonzalo Vargas.

Over Memorial Day weekend, Vargas said a move for the Ecuadorian forward to Liga MX could soon formulate. This would line up with previous reports out of Central and South America, which heavily linked the 27-year-old to Atletico San Luis, a club promoted to Liga MX for the 2019-20 season.

This season, Plata has only found 64 minutes across six matches, a drastic drop-off from his previous six seasons with the Claret-and-Cobalt. Plata entered MLS in 2011 with Toronto FC, and has since featured in 200 regular-season games, totaling 48 goals and 48 assists. 

The 5-foot-2 forward also has a goal and three assists across eight playoff matches, all with RSL. Plata has made five appearances for the Ecuador national team and scored twice.

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