Guido Rodríguez may have been a surprise inclusion in Jorge Sampaoli’s Argentina squad but followers of Liga MX will be all too familiar with the 23-year-old’s talent and aware that Club América have completed a significant coup in completing a deal with Tijuana.
After a disappointing Clausura in which the Mexican giants failed to reach the playoffs, Las Águilas have moved swiftly to sign the midfielder amid strong interest from Europe for a fee rumoured to be around $7 million.
While América failed, Rodríguez was undoubtedly one of the league’s best players as Tijuana reached the semi-finals but his tremendous performances alerted not only Mexico’s most successful club but also the likes of Lazio and Eibar.
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