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Belgium international centre-back Laurent Ciman has signed a three-year deal with the Montreal Impact, the MLS club announced on Thursday.
Ciman, who joins Montreal on a free transfer from Belgian club Standard Liege, will not be a designated player, despite his international profile.
Standard Liege agreed to terminate his existing contract and allow him to leave after Ciman requested the move in part to seek medical care in Canada for his daughter, who is autistic.
"I'm very excited to join the...
Belgian centre-back Laurent Ciman is nearing a deal to join the Montreal Impact on a free transfer, a club official confirmed on Monday.
Ciman, who made Belgium's World Cup squad but did not get in a game in Brazil, has asked his club Standard Liege to terminate his contract so he can move to Canada.
The 29-year-old reportedly is seeking first-rate care for his daughter, who is autistic, and hopes that her health would be a reasonable reason to end his deal in Belgium.
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