September 15, 2018 / 2:51 AM / 3 months ago

Fire add striker Movsisyan off waivers

The Chicago Fire added Armenian striker Yura Movsisyan off waivers on Friday.

Movsisyan spent the last six months on loan to Swedish first-division side Djurgardens IF, where he appeared in four matches. He played two stints with Real Salt Lake from 2007-09 and 2016-17.

The 31-year-old scored seven goals in 28 games (16 starts) with RSL in 2017. His best showing came the year prior, when he had nine goals and three assists in 29 games (25 starts).

For his MLS career, Movsisyan has 36 goals in 138 games (83 starts) between RSL and the Kansas City Wizards (2006-07).

The Fire (6-15-6) are tied for last in the Eastern Conference with 24 points.

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