Chivas USA acquired defender Bobby Burling from the Montreal Impact on Friday in exchange for an international roster slot for the 2013 season.
The 27-year-old Burling has spent six seasons in MLS, starting his career with Chivas USA. He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2007, then joined Chivas and played with the club from 2007-09.
Burling played for the San Jose Earthquakes from 2009-11, and was selected in the MLS Expansion draft by Montreal. He did not play for the Impact.
Per league and team policy, details of the contract were not revealed.