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At the level of “Chicharito” Hernández and Douglas Costa: Riqui Puig obtains a Designated Player contract at LA Galaxy

Riqui Puig, Spanish midfielder for the LA Galaxy.

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Riqui Puig has improved his contract with the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer, a situation that will make him share the position of “super star” with Javier “Chicharito” Hernández and Douglas Costa within the Los Angeles team.

This MLS2023 will be the second season of the Spanish midfielder with the five-time United States champion team and in the first season played, in just 10 games, he scored three goals and gave five passes that ended up in the nets.

In addition, the player formed in La Masía of FC Barcelona ended up in fourth in games won (55) and tied for 12th in possessions won (54) in the league during said time played.

“Riqui is an exceptional talent, with the ability to impact matches in very different ways. He is a tireless competitor, with a blend of recognition and high-speed precision that is truly one of a kind. We look forward to his continued contributions to the club in the years to come,” the team said in a statement.

Puig’s contract was signed in August 2022 and he has a link to the Los Angeles team three and a half seasonsthat is to say, until the end of the 2025 MLS season. The other elements considered “Franchise” within the group are ‘Chicharito’ Hernández and Douglas Costas, whilestriker Dejan Joveljic, midfielder Efraín Álvarez and defender Lucas Calegari They are the ones who will be linked to the team under the “U-22 initiative”.

LA Galaxy’s first game in MLS

After not being able to play against LAFC due to the weather, the galactic team will play their first MLS match against FC Dallaspainting that will face next Saturday, March 4 at Toyota Stadium in Texas.

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