The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.
Melano, a native of Argentina who began his professional career with Belgrano, will be on loan with the top-division team through Dec. 31.
The 23-year-old has played in 44 matches with the Timbers since he joined the team midway through the 2015 season. He's scored four goals with eight assists with the team.
Before coming to Portland, Melano played for the Argentine club Lanus from 2013-15, with eight goals...