With Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy parting ways, the club declining Favio Alvarez’s option and Uriel Antuna likely heading to Chivas de Guadalajara, Guillermo Barros Schelotto and GM Dennis te Kloese shoulder the responsibility of replenishing the attack, but the duo also enjoy the freedom of building the team as they see fit.
Here at LAG Confidential we often refer to GBS and DtK as a duo since Guille’s connections from his time playing and managing in Argentine have been crucial in recruiting players: At the tail end of the 2019 season the club infamously acquired Cristian Pavón from Boca Juniors on a free loan.
A name I keep hearing linked with MLS clubs is Lanus' rising star Pedro De la Vega. Argentina U-20 player with serious potential. On the radar of a lot of teams but many concerned with price tag.— Roger Gonzalez (@RGonzalezCBS) November 16, 2019
Could GBS’s connections come in handy once again? CBS’ Roger Gonzalez has heard Lanus midfielder Pedro De La Vega is courting interest from the Galaxy as well as LAFC. The 18-year old has just half a year of professional experience under his belt but is considered one of the brightest young talents in Argentina. (As you may know, GBS previously managed at Lanus)
We’ll keep you updated on the latest.