A couple of weeks ago, the Tigres closed the signing of Juan Pablo Vigón to finish his midfield in good shape for next season, a reinforcement of excellent conditions but which, in reality, was the second option for the position within the Tigres, since the footballer that the felines really wanted was the ‘maguito, Orbelín Pineda.
The royal team in effect made the attempt to take over the services of the generation medium championed with Cruz Azul, however, Pineda thanked the Tigres, stating that he was comfortable in La Noria and would culminate his contract with the celeste, discarding thus the signing that could be one of the great bombs of the season.
“Orbelín Pineda? Of course he is an interesting player and we had seen him, but he had a contract and he told us he was comfortable at Cruz Azul”
– Antonio Sancho, director of Tigres
The sports director of the UANL Tigres, Antonio Sancho, revealed that they looked for Orbelín Pineda, however, because he had a contract with Cruz Azul, he did not prosper.
The latest news and rumors from Cruz Azul prior to Apertura 2021
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We are three weeks away from starting the 2021 Apertura Tournament of the MX League and the Stove Football continues. These are the latest market news and rumors:
Despite stating that he would stay with the celestial ones for another semester, Orbelin is already negotiating his transfer with teams from Europe, who want to take advantage of the reduction in the price of the Mexican based on the short duration of his contract and thus achieve what Tigres could not sign him since the summer.