The arrival of Gareth Bale revolutionized Los Angeles FC and it is very likely that his debut will be in El Clásico del Tráfico.
LAFC, the leader of Zone B of the MLS 2022, broke the transfer market by announcing the signing of Gareth Bale and it is believed that he will debut with his new team on July 8, according to the general director of the Welshman’s new club, John Thorrington, reported on Tuesday.
This Friday, July 8, Date 19 of MLS 2022 will be taking place, where Los Angeles FC will collide with LA Galaxy at the Banc of California Stadium from 10:00 p.m. (ET) and 7:00 p.m. (PT) in the USA.
Los Angeles FC comes to this duel as the sole leader of Zone B (Western Conference) of the 2022 MLS, with 36 points (11 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses). On the other hand, LA Galaxy is fifth with 27 points (8 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses).
Bale, five-time European champion with Real Madrid, is the latest addition to a LAFC that announced on Monday the contract renewal of Carlos Vela and, a few weeks ago, the signing of veteran Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.
“The process was as follows. Immediately after the match in which Wales qualified for the World Cup we were in contact with Gareth’s representative. We discussed the opportunity here, unique in my opinion for Gareth,” said John Thorrington. In addition, he added: “And what Gareth needed in the next step of his career was also important. It was a perfect combination for what he wants for the World Cup and for us, for what he can give us on the pitch. “.
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