Tigres spent in the winter market what the Pumas team is worthMediotiempo
tigers started a new phase for the Closing 2023now with Diego Cocca after his arrival to replace michael herreraa project that they did not hesitate to reinforce as the Argentine strategist wanted, with figures that exceed what some establishments of the MX League.
With Cocca, the club strengthened the midfield with Fernando Gorriaranwho came from Saintsin the same way with Nicholas Ibanez of Pachuca and the mexican Diego Laínezwhich belonged to Betis from Spain.
According to Transfermarkt figures, the auriazul team spent 22 million euros between Gorriarán (12 million) and Ibáñez (10 million), to which is added Lainez, who arrived on loan with mandatory purchase option of 7 million dollars.
With these figures, the club invests 29 million euros, practically the same as the value of the squad of cougars for this semester, with a total of 29.4 million euros, according to the aforementioned site, as well as the St. Louis Athleticwith 29.1 mde.
It is also on top of other templates, such as Necaxa (28.6 mde), Tijuana (28.5 mde), Puebla (27.5 mde), Mazatlan (24.9 million) and Queretaro (21.20 mde), where they are in the last places of the table, only the fringe is in twelfth place, Repechage position.
Tigres, one of the richest in Liga MX
The set of the UANL is currently valued at 68 million euros, being the third most expensive in Liga MX, a position in which it finished after the exit from Florian Thauvinwith a market value of 10 million, but they could go up a notch when they make Lainez official, having a figure of 2.5 million.
Lainez just arrived in Monterrey this Sunday to take the necessary medical and physical tests before signing a four-year contract and will be the last player to join the UANL team for the Clausura 2023.
“The Tigres project is a very interesting project, they have always shown interest, I have known Mauricio for a long time; They have always been there, the interest since I practically went to Europe, ”Diego said upon his arrival at the Sultana del Norte.
Only Gorriarán has seen regularity with the auriazules, starting all four dates of the contest and adding a goal and two assists. While Ibáñez barely made his debut on Matchday 4 against Atlético de San Luisbut he barely played 12 minutes.
Nico is expected to be the partner of André-Pierre Gignac in the lead, the last two scoring champions, since Ibáñez achieved it in the Apertura 2022, and the Frenchman in the Clausura 2022 with 11 goals. there is also nicholas lopezwho achieved it in the 2021 Opening with nine goals, but first he must earn a place as a starter.