Cruz Azul and Rayados would fight the signing of Aaron LongHalftime
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Prior to the start of the Clausura 2023, Blue Cross and Stripes seek to shore up their squad even more, that is why both they would compete to get the signing of the defender from United States, Aaron Long.
Who is Aaron Long?
Long is an American player of 30 years and holder with his selection since 2018, for now is a free agentthis after finishing the contract with the new york red bulls of the MLS.
Aaron Long update: Expecting a decision soon.
Long has narrowed down list to two MLS clubs, offers from Liga MX’s Cruz Azul and CF Monterrey, and a few European clubs (including two in England).
Offers rejected from Saudi Arabia amid interest in Long as a free agent. pic.twitter.com/TRlr62ISAL
—Tom Bogert (@tombogert) January 2, 2023
Tom Bogert, MLS insider, announced the interest of the two Mexican teams, although the list of suitors for the 30-year-old defender is extensive.
“The list de Long has been reduced to two MLS clubs, Cruz Azul and Monterrey from Liga MX and some European club teams (two would be England). Two offers from Saudi Arabian football were rejected,” he revealed.
Both Liga MX teams are looking for a central defender
Both La Máquina and Rayados need a defender central, after suffering the casualties of Luis Abram and Cachorro Montes respectively.
Blue Cross would have the disadvantage that it has all the places of foreigners occupiedalthough there is talk that they could have two casualties.