Seattle Sounders sign ex-Minnesota United, USMNT midfielder Miguel Ibarra

The Seattle Sounders have signed former Minnesota United midfielder Miguel Ibarra, the defending MLS Cup champions announced on Thursday.

Ibarra, 29, spent the bulk of his career with Minnesota, spanning the club's days in the NASL and the past three seasons in MLS.

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"We are excited to welcome an experienced and versatile player like Miguel to the squad," said Seattle GM and president of soccer Garth Lagerwey in a statement.

"His skillset gives us another good option in the attack as we prepare to start the 2020 campaign."

Ibarra had recently been on trial with Seattle and will be immediately eligible to participate in the club's CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 first leg at CD Olimpia on Thursday night.

Ibarra, who has also had a stint with Mexican side Leon in his career, scored 11 goals and provided 14 assists in 84 MLS games.

He has been capped three times by the United States, with his most recent appearance coming in a 2-0 friendly victory over Mexico in April of 2015.