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The Mexican Julián Araujo left LA Galaxy to be with the second team of FC Barcelona in Spain, something that is undoubtedly a very important step for the career of the Aztec defender. However, with his departure, A clear problem was created for the Major League Soccer team, a position to fill, something that the board has already resolved.
It is about from the right-back Lucas Calegari, from Fluminense, from Brazil’s Série A, element that in theory arrives to replace the loss of the Mexican, although it is clear that we will have to wait to see if he will be able to with said responsibility within the American squad.
the player of 20 years old will be with the Galaxy for the rest of the 2023 MLS season, this because he is on loan with a purchase option. Furthermore, it is known that Calegari will occupy a place in the so-called Under-22 Initiative on the Los Angeles squad.
On the other hand, Greg Vanney, coach of the Los Angeles team explained how he is pleased with the arrival of the defender. Furthermore, he revealed that He considers the defender to be “talented and with good experience at a high level.”
“We are Pleased to announce Lucas as the newest addition to the LA Galaxy.”said head coach and athletic director Greg Vanney. “Lucas is a talented young defender with significant experience at the highest level. We hope that he can contribute to the success of the team and be able to support his continued growth as a player, ”he explained at a press conference.
The experience possessed by the defender of He is 20 years old in 80 games played with Fluminense, a team that celebrated a goal and two assists from Calegari in Brazil and in the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana, international competitions on the South American continent.
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