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FC Dallas signs former Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales

FC Dallas signs former Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales

(Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)



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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas has signed free agent midfielder Javier Morales, a three-time MLS All-Star who had 49 goals in 240 appearances with Real Salt Lake.

Morales is expected to be available when FC Dallas opens the season Feb. 23 in a CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal against Arabe Unido of Panama.

The 36-year-old native of Argentina appeared in 20 CONCACAF Champions League matches for Real Salt Lake, scoring four goals and getting four assists.

Morales is a 10-year MLS veteran. He also had 81 assists with Real Salt Lake.

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