Real Salt Lake Acquires Venezuelan FW Jefferson Savarino as a Young Designated Player

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Rio Tinto Stadium

SANDY, Utah (Tuesday, May 9, 2017) – On Tuesday, Real Salt Lake announced that it has acquired FW Jefferson Savarino on loan from Zulia in Venezuela, where Savarino has been one of the top up-and-coming attackers. Savarino, 20, will occupy a Young Designated Player spot on the roster and is expected to join the team in training Tuesday and will be active on the roster upon receipt of his International Transfer Certificate. (Pronunciation Note: YEFF-er-son)

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