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CRISTIAN MONTANO
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UPDATED 07:52 3rd July 2015

The 23 year old signed for West Ham United as an U-12 player and signed his first pro contract with the Hammers in 2010, though he never made a first team appearance for the club.

Cristian gained experience of playing in the Football League during loan spells with

Notts County (twice), Swindon Town, Dagenham & Redbridge and Oxford United before signing a permanent contract with Oldham Athletic in the summer of 2012.

He went on to score three goals in 40 league appearances for the Latics before leaving Boundary Park in December 2013.

He then returned to Columbia, playing for America de Cali from where he joined Rovers in July 2015.

Cristian made his Rovers debut on the opening day of the 2015/16 season, against Northampton Town and scored his first goal for the club in the 2-0 win against Notts County, at Meadow Lane, on 5th March 2016.

Played an important part in helping the club achieve promotion, particularly in the second half of the season. Signed a new contract in the summer of 2016.

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