Uruguayan defender Izquierdo joins Mexico’s Atletico San Luis


MEXICO CITY, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Uruguayan defender Juan Izquierdo has signed with Mexico’s Atletico de San Luis for the 2021 season, the Liga MX club said on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old center-back joins Colombian midfielder Jhon Duque and Argentine forwards Damian Batallini and Lucas Passerini as new additions to Atletico’s squad this year.

“We present Juan Izquierdo as our latest reinforcement … Welcome to the Atleti family,” the club tweeted.

Izquierdo arrives from Uruguay’s Montevideo Wanderers, having previously had spells with Penarol and Atletico Cerro.

Atletico de San Luis are currently 15th in the 18-team Liga MX Clausura standings, having won one and lost three of their four matches so far.

They will host second-placed Club Tijuana in their next match on Thursday. Enditem


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