LAFC and L.A. Galaxy make roster strikes forward of roster freeze

With the deadline for MLS groups to freeze their rosters 9 days away, LAFC and the Galaxy made main strikes Wednesday, with LAFC transferring designated participant Brian Rodríguez to Mexico’s Membership América and the Galaxy including Uruguayan worldwide Martín Cáceres.

For LAFC (18-5-3), shifting Rodríguez, 22, clears a roster spot and opens the best way for the staff to signal free-agent Spanish winger Cristian Tello, 31, to a multiyear deal. This has been a productive summer time for LAFC basic supervisor John Thorrington, who added five-time Champions League winner Gareth Bale, Euro champion Giorgio Chiellini and Gabon nationwide staff ahead Denis Bouanga to a staff that led the league earlier than any of these offers had been performed.

Cáceres, 35, a defender who has performed for Barcelona, Juventus and Sevilla and in three World Cups for Uruguay, signed with the Galaxy for the rest of the 2022 season, with a membership possibility for 2023. Cáceres signed as a free agent and the deal was financed with out allocation cash, that means his annual wage is lower than the utmost MLS finances cost of $612,500.

Within the final seven weeks the Galaxy (10-11-4) have added Uruguayan midfielder Gastón Brugman and former Barcelona playmaker Riqui Puig.