Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - The Montreal Impact have loaned defender Zarek
Valentin to Norwegian second-division club FK Bodo/Glimt, the club announced
"Before any decision, we wanted to make sure that he was ready for this type
of experience," said Impact sporting director Nick De Santis. "We feel that it
can be beneficial for both parties. Zarek will continue to grow as a player in
a different environment, in a different culture and will practice soccer in a
different way. It will be valuable for the club as well as he should get a lot
of minutes and experience."
Valentin, 21, appeared in 15 games for Montreal in 2012, but has yet to see
the field this season.
Montreal currently sits on top of the Eastern Conference with 12 points from
five matches and has a bye this week after suffering their its first loss of
the season last time out, a 2-0 setback to Sporting Kansas City.
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