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LA Galaxy on the edge of breaking MLS transfer record

LA Galaxy is close to reaching an agreement with Boca Juniors for Cristian Pavon, and if they do, they will set a new transfer record in the history of the league.

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LA Galaxy on the edge of breaking MLS transfer record
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Los Angeles Galaxy is on the verge of making a record deal for Argentine Cristian Pavon of Boca Juniors, following the rumors that have been running hot throughout July.

Galaxy have been keen on finding a striker and never stopped in their pursuit of Pavon despite the multiple demands asked by Boca in order to let their player go. And after severe negotiations, a multi-million value is expected to see the striker moving north to the United States.

Cristian Pavon has been trying to leave the Xeneize squad to be again under the orders of strategist, Guillermo Barros-Schelotto, after losing importance in the team led by Gustavo Alfaro.

Galaxy and Boca are now close to reaching an agreement as the Californian club is offering to buy 100% of the Boca Juniors attacker's rights for a total of 18 million dollars.

If the agreement is reached, it will set a new MLS record for the most expensive signing in the history of the US league.

Argentines, the most expensive MLS players

If Cristian Pavon arrives at LA Galaxy, he would be top the most expensive signings of the MLS, taking over from Pity Martinez who is currently the most costly after Atlanta United paid 15 million dollars for his rights in January 2019. Ezequiel Barco would move to third place for his 13.5 million deal.