Orlando City have secured the future of playmaker and team captain Mauricio Pereyra with a new contract through the 2024 season, the club announced Wednesday.
Pereyra was out of contract after his previous deal expired at the end of the 2022 campaign. However, the Lions have used Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) to re-sign the former Uruguay U-20 international, opening up a valuable Designated Player (DP) spot.
Orlando’s remaining DPs are Austrian striker Ercan Kara and talented forward Facundo Torres, who is representing Uruguay at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“Mauricio has been our leader…