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Ignacio Piatti has signed a new deal with the Montreal Impact

The Argentine midfielder is staying with the club for another year

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MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact announced on Thursday that the club has reached an agreement with Argentine midfielder and Designated Player Ignacio Piatti to extend his stay with the Impact after June 2018.

"We are very excited that Nacho has decided to stay in Montreal," said Impact president Joey Saputo. "He is a world-class player who belongs among the league's elite. Our supporters will have the opportunity to continue to enjoy his great qualities, which will help us reach our objectives."

"My family and I are very happy with this agreement," added Piatti. "I wanted to stay in Montreal, with a club, a city and fans that I appreciate immensely."

The Impact will hold a press conference on this matter during the international break, in October.