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Chicago Fire loan striker Orr Barouch to Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Thursday that the club has loaned forward Orr Barouch to Israeli side Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C.

The 20-year-old Israeli-born striker will join the Tel Aviv side immediately. Per club and MLS policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"This loan provides Orr with an opportunity to earn consistent playing time," said Fire Head Coach Frank Klopas. "Orr was interested in playing in Israel and Bnei Yehuda was a good fit. We look forward to monitoring Orr's progress and development while he is playing in Israel."

Barouch joined the Men in Red on loan from Mexican Primera side Tigres UANL on March 10, 2011. Barouch appeared in 28 league matches, tallying two goals and two assists during the 2011 MLS campaign. Barouch also led the team in scoring with three goals during the side's run to the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final and added five goals during MLS Reserve League play.

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