D.C. United announced Friday the signing of Canadian national team member and former Montreal Impact homegrown player Maxim Tissot.
The 24-year-old had spent several weeks on trial with DCU as the club prepares for the 2017 MLS campaign.
"Max impressed us this preseason with his technical ability, intelligence and vision," United general manager Dave Kasper said in a club release. "He's a young, versatile player with solid MLS experience who adds depth to our defense and we¹re happy to welcome him to D.C."
United have signed Canadian National Team defender Maxim Tissot.
Welcome to the & @MaximTissot!!#DCU Read: https://t.co/nRu6BoxBxc pic.twitter.com/EveNjaxbZt — D.C. United (@dcunited) February 24, 2017
Tissot most recently played in the NASL for the Ottawa Fury, and prior to that he was a member of the Impact for three and a half seasons. Utiized primarily on the left side in either defense or midfield, Tissot is expected to provide depth while also challenging for first team minutes in D.C.
Tissot has appeared 12 times for his country since debuting in January 2015.