Rangers, the club in which three former Liga MX failed at the same time

Rangers faced PSV in the first leg of the Champions League play-off. The Scottish team occupies a special place among Mexican fans having had Liga MX players among its ranks.

ESPNDigital invites you to remember how was the stage of Carlos Peña, Eduardo Herrera and Pedro Cainixha in Scotland.

Carlos Pena

The midfielder was one of the pillars of the León that managed to be crowned two-time champion of the MX League under the orders of Gustavo Matosas. Between 2013 and 2016, The ‘Gullit‘ positioned himself as one of the best players in the Aztec championship and his level led him to be considered for the Mexican National Team that participated in the Brazil World Cup 2014.

In 2016, Grief became one of the bomb reinforcements of Chivas, but he did not meet expectations at the Flock and returned to La Fiera on loan a year after signing with the red and white squad. However, during his semester with the LionCarlos did not recover his level, he returned to Chivas in the summer of 2017 and during that transfer window, El ‘Gullit’ was signed by the rangers at the request of Pedro Caixainha.

In Scotland, Grief he played 14 games and scored five goals. After only six months, Carlos returned to MX League to play with him Blue Cross and was never able to retrieve the version it showed in Lion. At 32 years old, Carlos is currently without a team.

Edward Herrera

The youth squad Cougars he made the first varsity team in 2011 and spent two years fighting to be the starting center forward. In 2013, blacksmith went to Saintsa team where he managed to reach his best level and returned to Pumas in 2014 as the offensive benchmark of the auriazul squad.

In 2017, Eduardo left the UNAM to play with Red Sharks on loan. Surprisingly, at the end of his loan in Veracruz, blacksmith was sold to Rangers.

In the Scottish Premiership, blacksmith He was part of the 2017/18 season and played a total of 19 games in the championship, scoring just one goal. It should be noted that between January and April 2018, Eduardo, who announced his professional retirement a few months ago, did not add a single minute to the first team of rangers.

Peter Caixinha

The Lusitanian strategist arrived at the MX League in 2013 to lead the Saints and managed to win the affection of the Torreón fans by being crowned champion of the First Division as well as winning a MX Cup.

Caixinha He spent more than two years on the bench Saints and in 2015 he left Aztec football to lead the staff of Al-Gharafa from Qatar. Thanks to his performances in the Middle East, rangers signed the Portuguese coach in 2017.

Pedro started his stage well in rangers and he won the trust of the board to the point of signing the Mexicans Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera. Unfortunately, after being eliminated in the League Cup in October 2017, rangers fired the Lusitanian. Caixinhacurrently heading the workshops from Argentina, spent 26 games on the Scottish bench.

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Rangers, the club in which three former Liga MX failed at the same time