Toronto FC has acquired right back Steven Beitashour from the Vancouver Whitecaps for a draft pick, according to TSN soccer analyst Kristian Jack.

The deal is expected to be announced officially on Friday.   

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"Beitashour fills an area of need as the club struggled throughout the 2015 season to find a suitable and reliable right back," said Jack.

The 28-year-old has two goals and 24 assists over 141 career MLS games with the Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes.