Torres joins Philadelphia Union on loan

Midfielder Roger Torres has joined MLS expansion franchise Philadelphia Union on loan from America de Cali.

Midfielder Roger Torres has joined MLS expansion franchise Philadelphia Union on loan from America de Cali.

The 18-year old Colombian starlet has been training with the Union for much of the pre-season and will be added to the roster pending his International Transfer Certificate.

Union coach Peter Nowak was delighted to announce that Torres would be a Philadelphia player during the club’s first season.

"We're very excited to have Roger join our club," Nowak said. "He's another young, talented player with a lot of potential and he'll be a strong addition to our midfield attack. His creativity and ability to see the whole field will help us play the way we want to play."

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