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UPDATED: Alan Gordon is coming to Colorado, Marco Pappa leaves MLS

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A bit of news for your Sunday evening.

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1/23 UPDATE: The Colorado Rapids announced that Gordon has been signed to a one-year contract, pending a clear medical exam. In the press release, Head Coach Pablo Mastroeni said, “Alan has a lot of the qualities that we look for in a center forward and we are certain he will help us increase our attacking output. He has been an exemplary pro with a wealth of experience playing in this league and we’re confident that he will bring the right mentality to our group.”

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Alan Gordon broke the news before the Colorado Rapids did today, posting a farewell to LA on Instagram:

Just in case it gets taken down, it says -

Looks like a good move to me.

Welcome to Colorado, Gordo!

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In other news, Marco Pappa has officially left the Rapids and MLS. Pappa is returning to his home country, Guatemala, and signed a six-month contract with CSD Municipal. In his one season with the Rapids, Pappa had two goals and four assists.

Good luck with Los Rojos, Pappa!