T.he LA Galaxy announced Riki Puig was selected as a designated player for MLS side.
Puig Joined the team last summer and recorded 3 goals and 5 assists in 10 regular season games.
Puig move to LA Galaxy from Barcelona He returned in August after signing a contract with the club for three and a half seasons.
Spanish midfielder, who is paid $1.6 million per season Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Douglas Costa As LA Galaxyfranchise player. This strategic move helped the MLS franchise free up space in the salary cap.
How is Riqui Puig doing in MLS?
“He’s a player who needs continuity and has always believed that he’s more important to the team than anything else,” said the MLS expert. Manuel Baquero told MARCA.
“I think he’ll be a player who can come back to Europe as a more seasoned player after a couple of good years in MLS.
“and Riki As a franchise player, [LA Galaxy] We’ve also unlocked $1.5 million in salary caps, giving us more flexibility in signing players. ”
Figure is Riki Puig side
After joining the team Puig led Los Angeles Assists (5), Pass Attempts (678), Passes Completed (623), Successful Passes in Final Third (213), Direct Participation in Goals, Franchise with 8 Contributions.
In addition, Puig In just 10 games, he was fourth in MLS duels won (55) and tied for 12th in possessions won (54).