Two-way Salvadoran midfielder acquired via trade on January 19, 2018
2018 MLS: Played in 24 games with 20 starts for the Dynamo this season ... Missed a 1-0 loss at Columbus Crew SC on August 11 due to red card received in a 1-0 loss against Sporting Kansas City on August 4 ... Missed a 2-1 loss at Portland Timbers on July 28 due to yellow card accumulation ... Returned to the Starting XI in a 3-0 win against Minnesota United on July 7 after missing seven games due to a right knee injury ... Returned to action after missing six games due to an injury in a 2-1 loss against C.F. Monterrey in the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup on June 29 ... Missed six games due to an injury on his right knee suffered in a 2-2 draw at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on May 11 ... Made his first start for the Dynamo in a 2-1 loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 10 ... Made his Dynamo debut when he came in for MF Juan David Cabezas in the 15th minute of a 4-0 win against Atlanta United on March
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: In 2018, played in three games with two starts in two games and recorded an assist in a 4-2 win against Sporting Kansas City on July 18 helping lead the team to the semifinals. Helped the Dynamo lift their first ever U.S. Open Cup on September 26 ... In 2017, started in a loss at Sporting Kansas City on August 9 ... In 2015, started in two games for Orlando City SC ... In 2014, started in two games for Orlando City SC
2017 MLS: Appeared in 21 games (19 starts) for San Jose … Collected two assists … Started San Jose's lone playoff game in the Western Conference Knockout Round
2016 MLS: Appeared in 16 games (14 starts) for Orlando City … Picked up two assists … Traded to San Jose Earthquakes on August 3 … Made 12 appearances (9 starts)
2015 MLS: Signed with Orlando City SC … Made 26 appearances (25 starts) … Scored two goals and added two assists … Won fan vote to claim the MLS Latino del Año award
OUTSIDE MLS: Cerén helped lead Juventud Independiente out of the second division and into the Salvadoran premier league. While with his club team, Cerén made 83 total appearances and recorded 15 goals as a defensive midfielder. Before signing in MLS, he trialed with Turkish second-division team Balıkesirspor in the summer of 2013.
INTERNATIONAL: Debuted for El Salvador in 2012 and has 41 caps, occasionally serving as captain. He appeared in all three of El Salvador’s games at the 2015 Gold Cup, and has featured for La Selecta in 2018 World Cup Qualifying.