Sport Houston Dynamo sign Argentinian midfielder Tomas Martinez as designated player

23:42  17 july  2017
23:42  17 july  2017 Source:   Goal.com

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Houston has signed 22-year old Argentinian attacking midfielder Tomás Martínez as a Young Designated Player . The Dynamo 's next game is Wednesday at Minnesota United FC, but Martínez is not likely to play . Braga purchased Martínez from Argentinian club River Plate on July 1, 2016.

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The Houston Dynamo have announced the signing of Argentinean midfielder Tomas Martinez as a young designated player.

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The 22-year-old joins from Portuguese side Braga, where he failed to establish himself following a move from Argentine power River Plate in 2015.

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“Tomas Martinez is a player who we’ve tracked for quite some time, and after a lengthy process we’re pleased to welcome him to the Houston Dynamo,” Dynamo general manager Matt Jordan said in a club release.

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“At just 22 years old, he’s a young and very talented midfielder whose profile will add quality and creativity to our team. Tomas is eager to be a part of our club and contribute to the success of our team moving forward.”

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Martinez made his debut for River Plate at age 18 after working his way up through the club's youth ranks.

Internationally, Martinez has represented Argentina at the U-20 and U-23 levels, and started all three of his country's matches at the 2015 U-20 World Cup.

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