With the World Cup done and dusted, there are now only a few days for Mexican soccer fans to prepare for the start of the 2018 Apertura tournament. For those who don't have much time to read through countless articles before the season kicks off Friday, we've provided a one-sentence preview for all 18 Liga MX teams.
Tigres coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti vowed to continue at the club, even if the Mexico job becomes available, after his team defeated Santos Laguna 4-0 in Los Angeles on Sunday to win its third straight Campeon de Campeones trophy.
El Tri manager Juan Carlos Osorio's future is still unknown and Ferretti's name has already been mentioned as a possible replacement due to his experience and success in the Mexican game.
But Ferretti said he would be unlikely to accept the job.
"They've asked me that...
Djaniny Tavares has left Santos Laguna to join Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli, the Liga MX team announced on Friday.
A Santos Laguna statement indicated that Al-Ahli had met the 27-year-old's buy-out clause in his contract and added that he accepted the offer to move to Saudi Arabia.
Official Communication: Djaniny Tavares. https://t.co/mzp16UmnWe— ClubSantosLaguna (@ClubSantosEn) July 13, 2018
Djaniny won two league titles in...
Former Real Madrid midfielder Clarence Seedorf has predicted that €100 million duo Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo will not succeed at the La Liga club, pointing to previous teenage signings who failed to make an impression at the Bernabeu and had to move elsewhere to further their careers.
A €45m signing from Flamengo Vinicius, 18, is joining up with Madrid's senior team ahead of the 2018-19 campaign, while current Santos starlet Rodrygo, 17, has agreed a €54m deal to join next summer.
Brazilian club Santos have announced an agreement to sell teenager Rodrygo to Spanish giants Real Madrid next summer.
Rodrygo will move in July 2019 in a deal that will cost the European champions a total of €54 million, sources have told ESPN Brasil.
The 17-year-old had been linked with Barcelona for some months, with Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain among the other clubs said to have been monitoring his progress.
However Madrid made the decisive move and have agreed a deal with...