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OFFICIAL: Laurent Ciman moves from Los Angeles to Ligue 1

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: Laurent Ciman #23 of the Los Angeles Football Club looks down the field during action against the Portland Timbers at Banc of California Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)
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The LAFC former captain will play now with the French league team Dijon FCO after playing on all regular season matches for the MLS team

One more move ahead of the closing date of the summer transfer window in France, defender Laurent Ciman has moved to Dijon FCO.

The former Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) player, has joined the French Ligue 1 team on a definitive transfer.

“Laurent has been a big part of LAFC’s history. He will be forever remembered as the club’s first captain and the first goalscorer at Banc of California Stadium,” EVP of Soccer Operations and General Manager John Thorrington said on the team’s official website.

“These decisions are never easy but we succeeded in finding the right deal for both the club and Laurent.”

“We thank Laurent for his commitment and contribution to LAFC and wish him, his wife Diana, and their family nothing but the best in the next phase of his career,” he added.

“Laurent has played an important role getting us started in our first season at LAFC,” said LAFC head coach Bob Bradley.

“He has given a lot to this club and we will always appreciate his passion, leadership and strong play.”