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Our Back Door Is Safer: Toronto FC Signs Aceval

First there was Richard Eckersley, and then there was Geovanny Caicedo — and today TFC added another name to its back line, which has been rumored for a long time: Chilean side Colo-Colo’s defender Miguel Aceval. While it was not a surprise, the fact that the deal (which allegedly was started during Christmas) is done before the start of training camp is refreshing.

For a long-suffering fan-base, the backline has been a sore point for a long time — and retaining Eckersley, and adding Caicedo and Aceval will go a long way to securing the home front.

(And yes, I realize there’s a LOT of potential double entendres in this post…)