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Riqui Puig Signed

LA Galaxy head coach Greg Vanney has described the club's acquisition of Spanish midfielder Riqui Puig

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Puig was signed by the Galaxy in the middle of August, completing his nine-year stint with FC Barcelona

where Puig rose through the ranks of youth and played 57 times for the club at the top level.

Riqui Puig Signed

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Riqui Puig Signed

However, after being told the team was not in Xavi's plans Puig determined that the Galaxy as well as

Major League Soccer was the ideal place to revive his career. It's massive praise for the league considering the player's talent.

I've been with the league for over a long period of time, right from the very beginning. We've made one of the biggest moves in the history of this league." 

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Vanney told reporters. "To find a young player of this caliber join the club that he played for and where there was already

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a great success and to pick the Galaxy and then to pick MLS to further develop his career - is truly impressive.

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Riqui Puig Signed

Barcelona has a fixed price buyback clause as well as an option to sell on 50 and we are sure that Puig is set for great things.

But, Puig himself is focused solely on the present. At just 23 years old He is convinced MLS is the best spot to continue his growth and believes.