Cruz Azul invests millions in reinforcements for the 2024 Apertura

Cruz Azul invests millions in reinforcements for the 2024 Apertura
Cruz Azul invests millions in reinforcements for the 2024 Apertura


The cement company’s management has made a significant expenditure on the hiring of footballers for the next semester.

By Guillermo Sandoval

06/07/2024 – 17:59hs CST

© Imago7Cruz Azul has spent 26.2 million dollars on reinforcements.

During the first years of his administration, the policy of Victor VelazquezPresident of Blue Crosspointed to the austerity when hiring reinforcements. In light of this, the constant at La Noria was to acquire players on loan, as free agents or at a very low cost; a dynamic that took a heavy toll on the cement team.

However, in 2024 the situation changed radically. Such a situation has been fostered – as revealed by the engineer himself Velázquez– for him Clean-up of the finances of the cement company.

The healthy economic situation of Blue Crossin combination with a solid sports project, led by Ivan Alonso y Martin Anselmihave caused that Investment in reinforcements has grown exponentially.

Blue Cross has made official the signings of three footballers. (Photo: Imago7)

So far, how much has Cruz Azul spent on reinforcements?

Until now, Blue Cross has made official the signings of three footballers: Giorgos Giakoumakis, Andres Montano y Jorge Sanchez. Meanwhile, it is known that Luis Romo will sign a contract with La Máquina in the next few hours. In this regard, he highlights that, by signing four players, The cement company has disbursed 26.2 million dollars.

  • Giorgos Giakoumakis: according to Carlos Ponce de Leon, Cruz Azul paid $9.2 million to Atlanta United for the letter from the Greek striker.
  • Andres Montano: Journalist Carlos Córdova announced that the cement team disbursed 4 million dollars to Mazatán for 100 percent of the young footballer’s letter.
  • Jorge Sanchez: as published on the ESPN portal, Cruz Azul reached the definitive purchase of the player for 6 million dollarsa figure that considers the payment to Ajax, the percentage that belongs to América, the commission for the player and the agency that represents the footballer.
  • Luis Romo: According to different versions, the cement company and Monterrey reached a total agreement for the transfer of the talented footballer, highlighting that The operation was sealed at 7 million dollars.

Cruz Azul will invest more money in reinforcements

In the face of unexpected and imminent Rodrigo Huescas and Uriel Antuna’s departuresthe directive of Blue Cross is looking for a hierarchy end. Under this scenario, in the last hours the name of Alejandro Zendejas.

In this regard, it has been mentioned that, although America, the owner of the footballer’s pass, has no intention of selling any of the elements, would be in a position to negotiate if an extraordinary proposal arriveshighlighting that the Eagles intend to between 10 and 15 million dollars by the 26-year-old striker.

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