Plata Loan Deal Finalized

Club confirmed Wednesday ahead of match against Vancouver.

Toronto FC announced Wednesday that the loan agreement with club LDU Quito for forward Joao Plata has been finalized. As a result, Plata will be loaned to the Ecuadorian club for six months. Following that time, it is anticipated he will return to Toronto for the 2013 MLS season.

Toronto FC will host the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday, July 11 at BMO Field. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. and live on TSN.