Ligue 1 champion Montpellier has snapped up Argentine striker Emanuel Herrera on a three-year deal, the club revealed.
Nicknamed 'El Tanque' or 'El Torpedo' (the tank or the torpedo), Herrera scored five times in eight matches for Union Espanola as the Chilean side reached the last 16 of this year's Copa Libertadores.
The 25-year-old also finished as the joint-leading scorer in the recently completed Chilean Apertura after tallying 11 goals in 21 appearances.
The Rosario native becomes the fourth new recruit at the Stade de la Mosson after the arrivals of Gaetan Charbonnier, Daniel Congre and Anthony Mounier.
Goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino has opted to stay with relegated Palermo after Chievo sold half of his registration.