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Report: FC Cincinnati chasing center back Juan Fuentes from Estudiantes


Could more reinforcements be on the way for FC Cincinnati

According to reports, Chilean center back Juan Fuentes may become the club's latest signing. Argentina-based reporter Sergio Ravenna has stated that FC Cincinnati were "an option" for the Independiente defender on Wednesday night, then Thursday morning Travis Grimes of the You Ain’t Lion podcast reported that Cincinnati is a "probability" for Fuentes. 

Fuentes, 25, joined Estudiantes last summer from CD O'Higgins and has made 18 appearances with the club. The center back has also played defensive midfield during his career, mostly back in his native Chile before heading to Argentina.

It's been a busy summer for Cincinnati, adding defensive midfielder Kamohelo Mokotjo and winger Alvaro Barreal while seeing departures of Kekuta Manneh, Fatai Alashe and Adrien Regattin. 

The club currently sit on nine points after 11 matches in 2020. 

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