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Montreal Impact get Romell Quioto from Houston Dynamo for Victor Cabrera, GAM

Montreal Impact sent Victor Cabrera and $100,000 in GAM to the Houston Dynamo for Quioto.

May 18, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Dynamo forward Romell Quioto (31) reacts after a play during the second half against D.C. United at BBVA Compass Stadium. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Montreal Impact acquired left winger Romell Quioto from the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday, the club announced.

In exchange, Montreal traded defender Victor Cabrera to Houston and sent $100,000 in general allocation money to the Dynamo.

The Honduran international, who holds a green card, played three seasons with the Dynamo, scoring 15 goals in 72 games. With his national team, the 28 year-old scored 8 goals in 46 caps. 

“We are pleased to acquire this versatile player, who can play in every attacking position and who has proven in the past that he can be successful in this league,” Montreal sporting director Olivier Renard said in a statement. “We want to thank Victor for his five years of service with the club. We can only wish him the best for his next chapter.”

Quioto’s contract is up at the end of the 2019 season but has an option for the 2020 season. The Impact have until 1 p.m. Thursday to exercise his contract. According to the MLS Players Union, Quioto’s contract was worth $556,501.41 annually. 

Victor Cabrera played five seasons for the Impact and featured in 114 games. The Argentine hoisted the Voyageurs Cup in 2019 and helped Montreal reach the 2014-15 Concacaf Champions League final. According to the MLS Players Union, Cabrera’s deal with Montreal was worth $172,328.33 annually. 

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