In the run-up to the Portland Timbers’ home game against Orlando City SC on Sunday, Derrick Tellez took part in his first training session with the team on Friday.
"We're very excited. It's a big day for the club," Timbers coach Caleb Porter said. "We've had our eye on Derrick for a long time. He's been on our radar for several years…. We think he's one of the brightest up-and-coming most talented young goalkeepers to come through our club in a long time, certainly."
"I think we might throw him into the fire and start him on Sunday. I told him I wanted 20 saves,” he joked.
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