The Vancouver Whitecaps acquired the services of defenseman Bruno Gaspar via a loan from Sporting CP.
Gaspar, 27, will take up a position as an international player, with the option of buying his contract.
« Bruno brings a ton of experience after playing in some really good leagues in Europe, » Whitecaps head coach Marc Dos Santos said in a statement. We continue to improve our training piece by piece, and Bruno is part of the staff movements that we want to make. Bruno will raise our level of competitiveness. We are very happy that they are joining our club. «
Born in Portugal, he went through the Benfica Academy. He made his professional debut with club B in 2013.