Portland Timbers sign ex-Man Utd, Arsenal defender Silvestre

Former France international Mikael Silvestre has signed with MLS club Portland Timbers.

Former France international Mikael Silvestre has signed with MLS club Portland Timbers.

Timbers owner Merritt Paulson posted on Twitter that the 35-year old former Manchester United and Arsenal defender has signed with the club on what is believed to be a two-year deal.

“Barring visa hiccups, we've signed M. Silvestre.Will provide terrific leadership & had great chemistry w players/coaches during stay with us,” Paulson wrote.

He then added: “Welcome to the Rose City, @IamMSilvestre! We look forward to getting you and your family here soon.”

Silvestre was most recently with German club Werder Bremen following a 10-year stint with United and then almost three years with Arsenal.

 
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