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Impact Acquires Midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from Chicago Fire

December 17, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Club de Foot Montreal News Release

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)

Position: Midfielder

Height: 5'10''

Weight: 153 lbs

Birthdate: November 10, 1998, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Citizenship: USA

Previous club: Chicago Fire

Acquired: December 17, 2020

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