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ARGENTINE SUPERLIGA

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
2 River 2 1 0 7
3 Boca 2 1 0 7
4 San Lorenzo 2 1 0 7
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Cristian Pavon will turbocharge LA Galaxy's attack and also boost his hopes of eventual Europe move

Cristian Pavon could be the next star of MLS.

After weeks of links and speculation, LA Galaxy finally have their man as they announced the loan of Boca Juniors and Argentina forward Cristian Pavon on Thursday. The deal, bringing 23-year-old Pavon to Major League Soccer for the remainder of the 2019 season, is a blockbuster for his new club given his versatility.

So what is all the fuss about?

Where is he from?

Pavon grew up near Cordoba, some 400 miles to the north east of Buenos Aires, and played for local team Talleres as a 17-year-old....

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LA Galaxy have completed the loan signing of Cristian Pavon from Boca Juniors, the club announced on Thursday.

Pavon, 23, becomes the first signing for the Major League Soccer side in this transfer window.

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"Cristian is a young and dynamic attacking addition who has the talent to be one of the most effective offensive players in Major League Soccer," LA Galaxy General...

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Boca Juniors have rejected a $16 million bid from LA Galaxy for Cristian Pavon, sources have told ESPN Argentina.

Sources have told ESPN Argentina's Diego Monroig the Major League Soccer side submitted an offer for the forward over the weekend but Boca believed it to be "insufficient."

MLS sources, however, would not confirm the $16m figure and say it is not accurate.

Pavon, 23, didn't train with the rest of the team on Tuesday and has been left out of the Boca squad to face Athletico...

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Daniele De Rossi has taken a different path. After spending two decades at Roma, the 36-year-old Italian midfielder has opted to cross the Atlantic and join Buenos Aires giants Boca Juniors. There will be nothing...

De Rossi mobbed after joining Boca Juniors

Daniele De Rossi walks off the pitch for the final time as the captain of AS Roma, after 17 years with the club.

Boca Juniors have signed Italian veteran midfielder Daniele De Rossi, the club announced on Thursday.

De Rossi, 36, has joined the Argentinian giants as a free agent after leaving AS Roma in June following 18 years at the club.

Boca posted a video of De Rossi on Twitter with the message: "He is at La Boca!"

A World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, De Rossi was given a hero's welcome by a group of screaming Boca fans, who chanted a song in his honour as he landed at Buenos Aires airport in the early...