This Saturday, the Verdiblanco team will face Valencia in LaLiga Matchday 5
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This Saturday, October 3 (2:00 p.m. Central Mexico time), Real Betis will play its match corresponding to Day 5 of La Liga and one of the most relevant names in the coach's call, Manuel Pellegrini , is the Mexican Andrés Guarded , who has already managed to overcome an injury that had had him sidelined from the courts since July.
This game that will be played against Valencia , currently second in the competition, is relevant for the midfielder, because it could be his debut in the 2020-21 season of the Spanish League , after he suffered a hamstring tear , which he had in a very important game against Atletico de Madrid last season.
The return of the Mexican is also significant in the international context, as he was summoned by Gerardo, the “Tata”, Martino for the match that the national team will have against his counterpart from Holland next Wednesday, October 7 , which will be of great relevance for El Tri, as they will face world-class rivals such as Virgil Van Dijk , Frankie de Jong and Memphis Depay .
Although Andrés Guardado's career has been relevant in Europe, especially in the Netherlands, where he played a very important role with PSV Eindhoven , in a recent interview he declared that returning to La Liga represented a professional challenge , as it meant demonstrating being up to speed. height of one of the best competitions in the world, despite the fact that in Holland it had many comforts.
Betis' Mexican midfielder Andrés Guarded suffered a muscle injury that has separated him from the pitch since July. (Photo: Julio Muñoz / EFE)
“It was a professional challenge. As much as I was doing well in the Netherlands, I listened to the critics in Mexico and I felt that they recognized me , but they said: 'Well, he's in Holland, he didn't triumph in Spain and he had to go to a minor league ”, he commented to the Heraldo the player who turned 34 on September 28.
It was because of comments of this type that the midfielder decided to return to La Liga: “There were always very skeptical people and when I was given the opportunity to return, it was the challenge of showing that I am current and I can against the best in the world of a league that , for many, it is the best ”.
Although this day could mark the return of Guarded to sports activity, another Mexican who is not in Pellegrini's plans for this meeting is Diego Lainez, who has already managed to overcome a gastric health problem and about whom much has been said for a possible departure from the verdiblanco team .
Since Lainez arrived at the club in January, his involvement with the Verdiblanco club has not been as desired. (Photo: Twitter @ Real Betis)
Although there are a few hours left for the closing of the European market, a few days ago it was announced that various institutions had the interest of taking over the services of the formed in the basic forces of America ; However, according to the Spanish press, the Mexican youth will not leave the picture directed by Pellegrini .
Cádiz, Eibar, Huesca and Levante were the teams that would have been interested in the midfielder, but the Sevillian club closed the door on them, as they prefer that Diego Lainez continue with his professional growth under the guidance of Andrés Guardado himself, who is a reference for Mexican soccer.
Since he arrived at Real Betis in January 2019 , Lainez has only had the opportunity to play 1,036 minutes of 35 games , that is, 29 minutes per game on average , in competitions such as La Liga, the Copa del Rey and UEFA Europe League.
Despite that, Tata Martino also decided to call him for the Mexican team's matches against the Netherlands and Algeria , which could represent an opportunity to show that the player has an important soccer level.
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