MLS veteran Javier Morales signs with FC Dallas

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After a disappointing end to 2016 for FC Dallas, Oscar Pareja’s side is looking for moves that will put them over the top next season.

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On Tuesday, the Western Conference side announced the signing of former Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales, who was a free agent after leaving the RSL this offseason.

The 36-year-old had previously spent his entire 10-year MLS career with RSL before making the move to Dallas. In his time with RSL, Morales posted four seasons with double-digit assists while helping his side advance to the playoffs in eight campaigns.

Morales has scored 49 career goals in MLS while adding 81 assists after making 240 appearances for RSL since 2007.