New York City FC signs Panama international Miguel Camargo on loan

The attacking midfielder becomes NYCFC's third acquisition of the offseason after Sean Okoli and Sean Johnson.

New York City FC has announced the signing of Miguel Camargo from Chorillo FC on a one-year loan deal.

NYCFC will have the option to purchase the 23-year-old attacking midfielder from the Panamanian side after the 2017 MLS season. 

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"We believe we’re bringing in a player with the ability to compete for a first-team spot and with the desire and hunger to succeed in a new league," NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira told the club's official website Wednesday. "Miguel brings a versatility and tactical intelligence which will give us a number of options in his area of the field going into next season."

Camargo has been capped 12 times by Panama at the senior level since making his debut at age 20. He scored his first international goal against Chile in the 2016 Copa America Centenario. 

Camargo played most recently on loan for Mineros de Guayana in Venezuela. He made 32 appearances for the club and scored 12 goals.