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Reception of 'crack' of Los Angeles to Riqui Puig

Published:7/08/2022 - 14:22h

Updated:7/08/2022 - 14:22h

Riqui Puig has crossed the 'pond' and is now in Los Angeles awaiting his debut with the Galaxy. The midfielder has been well received by the fans and his new coach is optimistic about his signing

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After the FC Barcelona reached an agreement with Los Angeles Galaxy for the traspaso of Riqui Puig with a right of repurchase, the midfield player finally has arrived to the coast west of the United States where has been received by cientos of fans grieve to the moment of his arrival to the airport of the populous city entonando the chant of 'Let's go Riqui'.

The midfield player of 22 years could do some photographies with part of the fans of the Californian team that expected him after announcing his signing. Now, the one of Matadepera will put to the orders of his new trainer, Greg Vanney, will confront new challenges after not finishing to fit with the team in which it formed like footballer.

Of this way, Puig has put end for the moment to his cycle like culé after his arrival to the Cadet in 2013. Since, it won confidence and was recalando until the Juvenile, that obtained the championship five years later. Little time afterwards would do his debut with the first team of the hand of Ernesto Valverde. However, it could not do with a space with any of the trainers that him sucedieron in the place.

The actuality of the Galaxy

Riqui Puig arrives to the Galaxy in the middle of the season 2022 of the Major League Soccer, that initiated on 26 February and will culminate on 5 November. His new club does not face a good moment in the tournament: after 23 parties contested, at present situates in the ninth position of the Conference West with 30 points, to three units of the seventh place, occupied by the Nashville SC, that gives access to the play-offs.

To fault of nine commitments, the Galaxy needs to add to advance to the phase of direct elimination. Even so, Vanney is optimistic with the arrival of the ex culé: "it pleases Us welcome him Riqui to the THE Galaxy. It is a very technical player and very educated with incredible experiences for his age. It will fit to perfection in our group and style of game".

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