New Austin Bold FC addition Juan Pablo Torres has seen action in the U.S. Youth National Team system as well as making three appearances in Major League Soccer for New York City FC. | Photo courtesy New York City FC
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin Bold FC announced on Monday it had acquired midfielder Juan Pablo Torres on loan from Major League Soccer’s New York City FC for the 2021 USL Championship season, pending league and federation approval.
“Juan Pablo is a great young talent and we’re excited to have him with our organization this season. His time in the U.S. National Team and MLS have given him valuable experience and skill for us to utilize in the USL market,” said Austin Bold FC Head Coach Marcelo Serrano. “New York City FC is a great organization and we hope that Juan Pablo’s loan will be the beginning of a positive working relationship between our two clubs.”
Torres joined New York City FC before the 2019 MLS season and made three appearances over two seasons with the club. The 21-year-old spent most of his youth career with Georgia United before making his professional debut with Belgian club Sporting Lokeren when he turned 18. Torres also trained with Sevilla of La Liga and Schalke 04 of the Bundesliga before signing with Sporting Lokeren.
The midfielder has previously represented the United States Youth National Team at the U15, U16, U18, and U20 levels.