Chicago Fire have confirmed the signing of Jamaican defender Shaun Francis.
The 26-year old former Columbus Crew man will become a part of the Fireâ€™s roster as soon as he receives his P1 Visa.
Francis joins the Fire after beginning the 2013 season with USL Pro side Charlotte Eagles and will add plenty to Chicagoâ€™s squad according to president of soccer operations Javier Leon.
"Shaun is a player that we've had our eye on for some time," said Leon. "He is a strong, powerful defender with experience in MLS and will provide additional depth along our backline."