Hirving Lozano officially signs for San Diego FC: when will he play his first MLS game?

San Diego Football Club has signed its first ever Designated Player Before their MLS debut as the league's newest franchise. Mexico International Hirving “Chucky” Lozano He is the man in question, the PSV Eindhoven winger agrees The four-year deal runs through the end of the 2028 MLS season.

When will FC San Diego start playing in Major League Soccer?

However, the 28-year-old will have to bide his time to make his debut for his new club. It was announced in May 2023 that San Diego would acquire MLS's 30th expansion team San Diego will begin league play in the 2025 season.

Despite this, Lozano won't even kick his heels The next season begins, which is expected to occur in February 2025. San Diego reached an agreement with PSV Eindhoven to see him through Stay with the Dutch club until the end of the year Before making the move officially on January 1, 2025.

When will Lozano be revealed as a San Diego player?

“It is a great honor to join FC San Diego as the club's first Designated Player,” Lozano said after his signing was confirmed. “It's exciting to be part of history as we build a club that will compete for MLS championships. In every country I've played in, I always strive to make an impact, and making an impact in San Diego and Major League Soccer is very important to me. I The project was recognized immediately I am confident that we will be able to help a lot of young players from both sides of the border.

San Diego FC owner and Chairman, Sir Mohamed Mansour, and CEO Tom Penn were delighted to welcome Lozano on board. He described the Mexican as “the greatest possible support for… Our project is in San Diego“And a world-class talent.”

Lozano was surprising He has been left out of Mexico's roster for the 2024 Copa AmericaWhich starts in the United States on June 20. Instead, he will have some time to get to know his new surroundings The product will be unveiled to media and fans in San Diego on Thursday morning, June 13 (10 a.m. PT)with A press conference will follow in the evening (7 p.m. PT).


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