A few days ago the departure of the Argentine central defender, Emanuel Aguilera from the ranks of Club América to join the current Mexican soccer champion, Atlas de Guadalajara, which was crowned in the Apertura 2021 tournament.
During the previous weeks, the departure of the 32-year-old player from El Nido was not planned, but everything turned out because the defender chose to leave the eagle institution when he did not obtain a convincing renewal offer, for which the red and blacks offered him a better offer and being a free agent he was able to get a better contract.
Days later after his signing, Emanuel Aguilera had an interview with the program line of 4 from TUDN and revealed how his departure from Coapa was, the player confessed that he was psyched to stay in the azulcrema institution, however, things took a 180 degree turn when the board told him that they wanted to make some changes for the renewal.
“Everything went quickly, I had my mind set on continuing in America, but my representative told me about the possibility without there being anything concrete and the first team that emerged was Atlas and there was no doubt, then I had to talk to the board and they told me that they wanted a renovation in the defense”
– Emmanuel Aguilera.
Nonetheless. made it clear that when the possibility of becoming red and black came, he had no doubts about wanting to arrive with Diego Coca with whom, in addition, he has already been able to share.
“First I spoke with the board and I understood it in the best way, they have every right to want to renew, look for another player profile and when the option of Atlas came up I didn’t even hesitate because he is the champion and I have no doubt that it will be a team competitive. I already had to be directed by Diego, he knows what I can contribute”
– Emmanuel Aguilera.
The need for reinforcement in the defense for the team from Guadalajara was largely due to the departure of Jesus Angle to the UANL Tigers of Michael Herrera, therefore, the arrival of the Argentine will bring experience in defense.