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After all the rumors of his possible departure from Liga MX and Pachuca, Miguel Tapias has been officially announced as a reinforcement for Minnesota United FC of Major League Soccer, thus being a new element that goes from Mexico to the United States.
He 26-year-old Mexican player joins ‘Los Loons’ until the end of the 2025 MLS season, and in his contract he has an option for 2026, In addition, in the same agreement between the player and club it is known that Tapias will occupy an international player position in the Minnesota squad.
Together, andThe Aztec element came to the team to start in the defense of the team with the New Zealand international Michael Boxall in what will be the new MLS season.
“Miguel first came to our attention in 2019, when we faced Pachuca in 2019. We kept in touch with him and have been following him ever since,” explained coach Adrian Heath. “What surprised us the most that night was that He played as a central defender and his great ability to rise in the air”.
“Obviously, andThe fact that he is left-footed, the fact that he has experience, the fact that he can play in the left sector of our defense, that he has played with a line of three and with a line of four, and that he is 26 years old… it all combined to make him a target for us”.
Tapias participation in Pachuca
Emerged in the basic forces of the team, Tapias He scored two goals in 72 games with the Pachuca first team, shirt that he defended in the last five years in the different tournaments played in the Liga MX.
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