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Transfer Market : Should/Will the Montreal Impact pull the trigger?

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Davy Arnaud was brought via trade in to bolster a inexperienced MLS team. Troy Perkins came in recently for a playoff run and possibly the near future. Any more moves from the Impact?
Davy Arnaud was brought via trade in to bolster a inexperienced MLS team. Troy Perkins came in recently for a playoff run and possibly the near future. Any more moves from the Impact?

With the international transfer market closed for Major League Soccer, many options are still available for the Montreal Impact to bolster the roster. With 7 games left, the Impact brain trust might still be looking for solutions to finish off the season and/or the next one. Nick De Santis did mention a few weeks ago that the search for an offensive midfielder did not really stop after acquiring Marco Di Vaio.

Between the signing of Marco Di Vaio as Designated Player and now, there was a lot of movement and talks around the Montreal Impact, roster wise:

Tell us what you think and vote for the possible avenues that you think that the Impact will go for or should go for via the poll after the jump. Also, comment below the article and gives us your opinion on the possible future moves, or not.
July 27th 2012 was the deadline for the second MLS transfer window. Deals can still happen because the deadline represents when the paperwork has to be filled but completion of deals can done later. Plus any players in FIFA sanctionned leagues can sign with any team in the world if they are out of contract. MLS Trades are still possible until the MLS roster freeze on September 12th 2012.

Free Agents from Europe

The attractiveness of talent from Europe is always present. With the financial turmoil in European Soccer, Major League Soccer has already and will continue to take advantage to good signings financially and sport wise (not all of them though). Many top-flight clubs cannot afford to keep a deep roster of high paid players and will gladly release some from their contracts (if still under contract).

It is an option for the Montreal Impact to either get a player from Europe to finish off the season, to then see him go back to Europe on-loan for part of the winter. Another option would be to make/announce a signing early next year.

By September 12th, Montreal might know if a playoff run is still viable or not and that might trigger different roster movements to better the team for the short-term and/or the long-term. It will be interesting to see how things work out as the technical staff has shown to be dynamic and flexible.