Report: Minnesota United chasing Ecuadorian national teamer
Minnesota United may be hoping another Ibarra can cure what ails its attack.
Romario Ibarra, 23, is on the Loons’ radar according to The Athletic‘s Kristian Dyer and Jeff Rueter, who say Minnesota would like to land the Ecuadorian when the summer transfer window opens on July 10.
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Ibarra was limited to eight matches for Universidad Católica this season as he battled through a lingering metatarsal fracture. But he’s scored against Argentina and Chile in each of his appearances for the national team, both World Cup qualifiers.
Ibarra’s older brother Renato plays for Club America, and has 36 caps.
Minnesota is six points outside the West’s final playoff spot, and has scored just 17 goals in 14 matches.