The Montreal Impact has added two veteran presences to the roster, and has created what should be a heck of an interesting competition for the No. 1 keeper’s job.
On Monday, the club dealt defender Seth Sinovic, acquired in last week’s Expansion Draft from Sporting Kansas City, back to SKC along with allocation money for veteran midfielder Davy Arnaud.
Arnaud is a former MLS all-star who has a knack for scoring highlight-reel goals. He has played the last 10 seasons for the Wizards/SKC franchise, and is second on the team’s scoring list, with 43.
But Arnaud spent the latter part of the season coming off the bench as a sub, and started just 16 games in 2010. So, this move allows SKC to move a well-loved veteran without humiliating him by having him taken in the expansion draft. Considering that this deal saw the Impact return Sinovic to SKC, you have to wonder if this second move was scripted all along.
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