Salvadorean-American Gerson Mayen Leaves Chivas USA

July 25, 2011 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Club Deportivo Chivas USA

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CARSON, CA. (Monday, July 25, 2011) - Chivas USA announced today that midfielder Gerson Mayén will join Miami FC of the USSF Division 2 Pro League on loan for a second occasion. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

"This move allows Mayén to get first-team matches and minutes at a high level, and that experience will help him moving forward," said Chivas USA General Manager Jose Domene. "Gerson is a very young player with a lot of potential who basically needs more time on the field to develop his abilities and obtain experience. That is the intention behind the loan for Gerson who is a product of the Chivas USA youth academy".

Mayén, a Los Angeles native and a Chivas USA Youth Academy product, signed with Red-and-White on March 27, 2008 and made his MLS debut in the second game of the 2009 season, a match in which he also earned his first assist. Mayén played 12 matches in 2009 and had played four games including two starts in 2010 for the Red-and-White. Was loaned to Miami FC once before at the end of 2010. Returned to the club and played a good deal of first team minutes throughout the 2011 preseason and additionally appeared in 4 games including one start accumulating a total of 106 minutes for this season.

Chivas USA hit the road and square off with Dallas this Sunday. Following the 3-0 crushing of the Houston Dynamo last Saturday night, the Goats go on the road for the first of 5 consecutive matches away from their home. Chivas USA will look to return the defeat it received from FC Dallas last June at The Home Depot Center and make it a clean sweep of Texas in the month of July. The match will kick off this Sunday July 31st at 4:00 p.m. PT and will be broadcast on Galavision for TV and W Radio 690 AM for radio. The Red and White are on a hot streak they look to continue and finish off the month of July without any setbacks. For information on the game, please visit cdchivasusa.com.

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