Dairon Asprilla, Timbers vs. Caps, 5.22.16

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Dairon Asprilla to Colombian side Millonarios F.C. through June 30, 2017, it was announced today. 

In two seasons with the Timbers, Asprilla, 24, has made 35 regular-season appearances (16 starts), recording two goals and two assists in 1,496 minutes played. In 2016, Asprilla appeared in nine regular-season games (6 starts), scoring one goal. 

"This year-long loan with a transfer option frees up cap space and gives the club flexibility moving forward," said Gavin Wilkinson, general manager and president of soccer for the Timbers. 

Prior to joining the Timbers ahead of the 2015 MLS campaign, the Istmina, Colombia, native spent three seasons with Colombian Primera Division side Alianza Petrolera after joining the team on loan from Atlético Nacional in 2012. 

In his first season on loan with Alianza Petrolera in 2012, Asprilla tallied 10 goals in 33 regular-season appearances across both the Torneo Apertura and Torneo Finalización seasons as the club gained promotion from the second division.

Transaction: Portland Timbers loan midfielder Dairon Asprilla to Millonarios F.C.