The Spaniard busted out of the gate last year, but then he faded fast. Opportunities to start could be harder to come by this season.
It says a lot about Toronto FC's ability to lure players the calibre of Matt Hedges and Sean Johnson after back-to-back losing seasons.
Even though the MLS allocation process is no more, it changes nothing: Toronto FC still isn't going to bring back the Italian. Nor should it.
Toronto FC and other cubs will have more room to maneuver in terms of roster building now that the MLS allocation order is a thing of the past.
It's difficult envisioning the kids who started games for Toronto FC last season will once again feature prominently in 2023.
How Bob Bradley will deploy the Spaniard will be one of the more fascinating story lines to watch with Toronto FC this upcoming season.
Finding an MLS-experienced, No. 1 goalkeeper has to be top of Toronto FC's to-do list this off-season.