Impact Acquires Midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from Chicago Fire
MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact announced on Thursday the acquisition of American midfielder Djordje Mihailovic (pronounciation : Djor-djee Me-Hi-Lo-Vich)from the Chicago Fire, in return for $400,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money and $400,000 in 2022 General Allocation Money, as well as $200,000 in conditional General Allocation Money. The Montreal Impact also signed Mihailovic to a three-year contract with one option year using Targeted Allocation Money.
"We're really happy with the acquisition of this young American international player that fits in our sporting project," said Montreal Impact sporting director Olivier Renard. "We add to the roster a creative and versatile player in the attacking department."
In four seasons with the Fire, he played 73 games, including 45 starts in regular season, for a total of 3,933 minutes of play, scoring seven goals and adding 15 assists. He also played one MLS playoff game as a starter in 2017. Mihailovic was signed as a Homegrown from the Chicago Fire academy in January 2017.
The 22-year-old midfielder also played six games with the United States men's national team, including two games at the 2019 Gold Cup, and scored a goal on January 28, 2019, in a friendly against Panama.
Transaction: The Montreal Impact acquired Djordje Mihailovic from the Chicago Fire in return for $400,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money, $400,000 in 2022 General Allocation Money and $200,000 in conditional General Allocation Money.
DJORDJE MIHAILOVIC (pronounciation: Djor-djee Me-Hi-Lo-Vich)
Weight: 153 lbs
Birthdate: November 10, 1998, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Previous club: Chicago Fire
Acquired: December 17, 2020
• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...
Major League Soccer Stories from December 17, 2020
- Sounders FC Announces Gunbir Gill as Club's Official eMLS Gamer for 2021 Season - Seattle Sounders FC
- LAFC Selects Midfielder Raheem Edwards in Stage 1 of 2020 Re-Entry Process - Los Angeles FC
- Columbus Crew SC Announces Winner of Supporter-Designed New Nordecke Patch Contest - Columbus Crew SC
- Atlanta United, LAFC and Sporting Kansas City Acquire Players in Stage 1 of Re-Entry Process - MLS
- Timbers Acquire Defender Claudio Bravo - Portland Timbers
- Sporting KC Acquires Goalkeeper Kendall McIntosh - Sporting Kansas City
- Atlanta Selects Andrew Gutman with No. 1 Pick in Re-Entry Draft - Atlanta United FC
- Austin FC Acquires Finnish International and NYCFC Captain Alex Ring Ahead of Inaugural MLS Season - Austin FC
- New York City FCÂ AcquiresÂ Up to $1.25M in General Allocation MoneyÂ from Austin FC ForÂ Alex Ring - New York City FC
- FC Cincinnati Acquire $75,000 in General Allocation Money from Atlanta United FC - FC Cincinnati
- Atlanta acquires No. 1 pick in Thursday's Re-Entry Draft - Atlanta United FC
- Colorado Rapids Sign Forward Jonathan Lewis to New Contract - Colorado Rapids
- FC Dallas Trades Fafa Picault to Houston Dynamo FC - FC Dallas
- Houston Dynamo FC Acquire Fafa Picault from FC Dallas - Houston Dynamo FC
- 2020 Year in Review: Top On-Field Moments - Colorado Rapids
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic Stunner Voted Greatest Goal Presented by AT&T - MLS
- Impact Acquires Midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from Chicago Fire - Club de Foot Montreal
- Chicago Fire FC Acquires up to $1,000,000 in General Allocation Money from Montreal Impact in Exchange for Midfielder Djordje Mihailovic - Chicago Fire FC
- Philadelphia Union Announce Danny Higginbotham as Primary Broadcast Color Analyst - Philadelphia Union
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.