Toronto FC Sign Markus Cimermancic and Alonso Coello Camarero to Short-Term Agreements

March 24, 2023 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Toronto FC News Release

Toronto FC has signed midfielders Markus Cimermancic and Alonso Coello Camarero to short-term loan agreements from Toronto FC II, the club announced today. Per MLS rules, the short-term agreement allows clubs to sign players on loan from their MLS NEXT Pro affiliate for MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Concacaf Champions League, Canadian Championship and exhibition matches.

Cimermancic, 18, recently signed his first professional contract with Toronto FC II ahead of the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. In 2022, the midfielder logged 985 minutes and registered two assists across 15 appearances for TFC II during the MLS NEXT Pro season. Cimermancic made his debut for the Young Reds against New York City FC II on May 8, 2022. He originally joined the TFC Academy in February 2015 and represented the Academy across all age groups after spending seven years playing with Kitchener Spirit.

Coello Camarero, 23, joined Toronto FC II on April 1, 2022, and made his debut on April 3 against FC Cincinnati 2. In hist first season with the Young Reds, the midfielder made 24 starts and 25 appearances in the MLS NEXT Pro regular season. Prior to joining Toronto FC II, he spent three years (2018-2021) at Florida Atlantic University, where he registered three goals and 11 assists in 60 appearances. The Spanish midfielder was a four-time All-Conference USA selection and became the first Owl to accomplish the recognition since 2006. He was also a three-time Conference-USA Preseason honouree.

Cimermancic and Coello Camarero spent time with the First Team during the 2023 preseason.

TRANSACTION: Toronto FC sign midfielders Markus Cimermancic and Alonso Coello Camarero to short-term loan agreements from Toronto FC II.

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