“The central midfielder was consolidated with coach Martin Palermo and will now assume his first challenge abroad when he leaves for FC Dallas of the Major League Soccer (MLS) of the United States.”
Aranguiz is a 21-years old central attacking midfielder, who plays for Union Espanola of the Chilean 1st Division. He was linked earlier this year (January) with a move to MLS, where the club chasing after him was expansion side Los Angeles FC.
The 5 foot 8 inch Aranguiz, played started 15 games (across all competitions) last season, scoring five goals, and five assists. No word on what the transfer fee involved would be, but his club was rumored to be asking 1.5 million dollars back in January.
What do you think? Has FCD found their Mauro replacement? Does this player excite you? Let us know!
EDIT: Aranguiz is said to be coming to Frisco this week:
#FCDallas have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Pablo Aránguiz from #UniónEspañola for $1.25M. The highly rated 21 year old Chilean attacking midfielder will travel to Dallas on Thursday, and become the replacement for Mauro Díaz.#FCD #MLS https://t.co/TNxbdJhLw0— Jason Foster (@JogaBonito_USA) July 18, 2018
We’ll have more on this one as details emerge.