The directive of C.D. Toluca continues to take steps forward in signing the Dutch striker Luke de Jongfacing the 2022 Opening of the MX League.
According to sources of ESPNalthough not yet closed talksthe Red Devils “progress well” to be able to finalize the signing of the attacker.
Toluca finished Clausura 2022 in the 15th place in the table; was out of the playoffs, getting only 19 points. So the fans demand a figure that excites them and nothing better than the striker of the FC Barcelonawho would be willing to come to Mexican soccer.
De Jong has 31 years and a tour that draws attention. His career started in the Netherlands in 2008; he has also played in Germany, England and Spain. Sevilla he gave it to Barcelona the campaign that ended; with the Catalan team He participated in 21 games and scored six goals.
According to the specialized portal Transfermarketthe Mexican club would have to spend about 4 million euros to seize the services of the European attacker.
Luuk de Jong’s competition in Toluca would be with the Brazilian-Mexican Camilo Sanvezzothe Chilean Jean Meneses and the spanish Ian Gonzalez.
For some time De Jong was wanted by Mexican soccer, being the Eagles of America the first interested when the player was still a member of PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands.
It is worth mentioning that the scarlet squad has also tried to hire the star of the Uruguayan national team, Edinson Cavani, 35 years old, who ended his contract with the Manchester United from England.
The other signings of Toluca for the Opening 2022
Jean Meneses (León FC)
Tiago Volpi (Sao Paulo)
Fernando Navarro (Pachuca)
Marcel Ruiz (Only)
Andres Mosquera (León FC)
Sebastian Saucedo (Pumas)