Mexico’s Diego Lainez completes a mortgage to Sporting Club Braga

Mexican worldwide Diego Lainez joins Portuguese Sporting Club Braga on mortgage from Real Betis.

Lainez didn’t see a lot time with the La Liga aspect after arriving in 2019 from Liga MX’s Club America. He initially signed a five-year contract with the Spanish giants, making him the youngest participant to to migrate from the Mexican league and the second most costly switch at $14 million.

But regardless of the will from Betis to take over Lainez, he hardly noticed any time on the pitch. He scored 4 targets and 6 assists in 72 video games over three years, earlier than securing a mortgage to Braga.

“I am very happy and excited to join a team that has clear goals. Being at SC Braga is something I wanted for a long time. I’m happy because I’m where I want to be, Lainez told Braga’s club website.

“SC Braga is an formidable membership and I used to be happy. The reality is that I recognized with the targets and ambitions that had been introduced to me. It was very essential on this choice to decide on SC Braga.

“A lot of Mexican players have played in Portugal and they did very well. It’s a motivation for me to be able to be on this list. I’m very happy and I’ll give everything because that’s what I came here for.”

The transfer secures Lainez essential time on the pitch as he continues to battle for a spot in Mexico’s 26-man World Cup squad, one thing he took into consideration when signing for Braga.

He added, “We are in the World Cup year and it is a very important year for me and for my country. I want to be in the World Cup and I hope to fulfill that goal as a SC Braga player.”

It grew to become clear that Lainez was unable to attain routine taking part in time with Betis. He noticed his ultimate begin with the staff on January 2, earlier than being not noted of the gameday squad on seven completely different events.

Braga, however, provides him the platform to return to kind. The staff completed fourth within the 2021-22 Primeira Liga, lifting the Taça de Portugal to safe them a spot on this yr’s Europa League group stage.

Under head coach Artur Jorge, Lainez could not be an untapped potential.

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