Two-way Salvadoran midfielder acquired via trade on January 19, 2018
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.