Regardless of stories on the contrary, Charlotte FC haven’t signed Mexico international Andres Guardado, and don’t have any plans to, sources inform MLSsoccer.com.
Charlotte are set to enter MLS in 2022, by which time Guardado will probably be 35 years previous. Presently with Spanish membership Real Betis, the midfielder has been closely linked with a move to MLS at numerous levels of the last few years.
Charlotte at present have three players on their inaugural roster. They signed Spanish midfielder Sergio Ruiz, Australian midfielder Riley McGree and traded for midfielder Brandt Bronico from Chicago Fireplace FC.
Ruiz has began 16 matches for Spanish second-tier side Las Palmas, who at present sit in ninth place. He has two goals and two assists. McGree is on loan at Birmingham City in England’s Championship, the place he is made eight appearances (5 begins).
Guardado does have a connection to Charlotte FC, although. Charlotte’s director of scouting Thomas Schaling helped carry Guardado to PSV when he was a scout for the Dutch membership through the last decade. Guardado spent three seasons with PSV, making greater than 100 appearances.
His career started with Atlas in Mexico and he has additionally performed for Deportivo de La Coruña, Valencia and Bayer Leverkusen. Guardado has 162 caps with the Mexican nationwide team.