LAFC keeps Diego Rossi and loan Brian Rodríguez to UD Almería
Before the end of the January transfer window, Los Angeles FC reached a loan deal Brian rodriguez at UD Almeria until the end of the season. The Uruguayan will join the LaLiga 2 squad in the coming days and it could become a permanent transfer if certain performance thresholds are met.
Brian joins Almería as they go to great lengths to be promoted to the Spanish Premier League. Since his arrival in 2019, Brian has been at the center of our attack and our success, and we believe this deal will give him the opportunity to play meaningful matches at the highest level in European football.“said LAFC Co-President and CEO John Thorrington.
The 20-year-old arrived at LAFC in 2019 after paying Peñarol $ 11.25 million. Dduring his time in Major League Soccer he has scored 2 goals, given 7 assists in 26 appearances. Rodríguez will remain in Almería until May and if they decide not to pay his fees, he will return to LAFC for the 2021 season which begins in late February. According to transfermarkt, its current value is $ 13.20 million.
Diego Rossi to stay at LAFC
Another player who has been linked with several clubs in Europe is Diego Rossi, but since the transfer window is now closed, Los Angeles FC have confirmed they will stay at the club for the next MLS campaign.
The 22-year-old has been with LAFC since his inaugural season in 2018 and has become the perfect partner for Franchise Player Carlos Vela.. Rossi will enter his fourth season in Major League Soccer and he has scored 42 goals (winning the 2020 Golden Boot), giving 20 assists in 85 appearances.