Real Monarchs SLC has acquired Leo Torres on loan from fellow USL Championship club San Antonio FC for the remainder of the 2021 season. | Photo courtesy Darren Abate / San Antonio FC
HERRIMAN, Utah – Real Monarchs SLC announced on Wednesday it had acquired midfielder Leo Torres on loan for the remainder of the 2021 season from fellow USL Championship side San Antonio FC. The loan agreement was completed prior to the USL Championship’s roster freeze last Friday.
“The Club welcomes Leo Torres on loan for the duration of the 2021 USL season,” said Real Salt Lake Assistant General Manager Tony Beltran. “Leo is a talented young prospect that the club has been tracking this season. It is a welcome opportunity to have him within our group for the remainder of the season.”
The 17-year-old Torres joined San Antonio FC in February of 2019 as the first professional to sign from the club’s academy. He became the youngest to ever sign a contract in USL Championship history, putting pen to paper at 15 years and 23 days. Since then, Torres has played in eight matches for San