TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing
UPDATE, August 14 — 11:10 am ET: FC Dallas have announced the acquisition of midfielder Andres Ricaurte from Deportivo Independiente Medellín.
𝐃𝐎𝐍𝐄 𝐃𝐄𝐀𝐋— FC Dallas (@FCDallas) August 14, 2020
Welcome to Texas, Andrés Ricaurte.
UPDATE, August 12 — 9:10 am ET: Colombia's Deportivo Independiente Medellín announced the transfer of midfielder Andres Ricaurte to FC Dallas in a press release Tuesday night.
Andrés Ricaurte está en conversaciones con el FC Dallas de la Major League Soccer de los Estados Unidos, el volante mixto de 28 años tiene contrato con el Deportivo Independiente Medellín hasta junio del 2021. pic.twitter.com/psV6qngbRI— Juan Pablo Rúa Jiménez (@JuanPabloRuaJim) August 10, 2020
The 28-year-old currently plays for Deportivo Independiente Medellín in his native Colombia, where he's scored five goals in 46 appearances. He's played his entire professional career to this point in Colombia, starting with Rionegro Águilas before stints with Leones and Atlético Huila. His most productive season came in 2016 with Leones in Categoría Primera B, when he scored 10 times in 41 appearances across all competitions.
He's reportedly set for an exit from Independiente Medellín and has also drawn interest in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Turkey and other Colombian clubs before the reported interest from FC Dallas.
Check out some of his highlights below.