Uruguayan midfielder Brian Lozano has returned to Liga MX.
The participant will be part of Atlas FC as a reinforcement forward of the 2023 Clausura, kicking off on January 6. He stands as the primary signing below new head coach Benjamin Mora, who changed back-to-back champion Diego Cocca after his departure amid the 2022 Apertura.
Lozano final featured for Membership Santos in 2022, however suffered a grueling damage that propelled him to personally request a mortgage spell to Uruguay’s Peñarol. He claimed he started experiencing a lack of ardour for the game.
“Truthfully, I by no means thought I would get so far, however I am dropping my ardour for one thing that I really like and gave me a lot, soccer,” mentioned Lozano on his social media channels.
As soon as recovered, Lozano made 18 appearances within the Uruguayan league.
However now, he’s again to characteristic for Atlas, a staff a part of Grupo Orlegi, the identical administration that owns Santos Laguna.
Although the staff managed to interrupt a 70-year title drought below Diego Cocca, their most up-to-date marketing campaign noticed a very completely different aspect.
Atlas managed a disappointing 2022 Liga MX Apertura season, concluding in seventeenth with simply 13 factors in 17 video games after setting expectations excessive. The staff didn’t qualify for the playoffs, coming into the offseason earlier than a scheduled return of November 14 to start getting ready for the 2023 Liga MX Clausura.
However new head coach Mora believes he can flip issues round.
“It was not straightforward in any respect, by no means in my life had I been interviewed a lot, Grupo Orlegi devoted itself to doing a scrutiny. I at all times had a really massive dream of returning to my nation to guide… at this time my coronary heart is crimson and black, my thoughts is crimson and black Stunned to have this chance in Mexico. I admire the boldness. I do know the problem of sitting on the Atlas bench.”