Striped for a day: Gignac explains why he wants Tigres’ staunch rival to defeat Inter Miami – La Opinion

Striped for a day: Gignac explains why he wants Tigres’ staunch rival to defeat Inter Miami – La Opinion

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It is rare to see a footballer declare that he will support the bitter rival of the team he plays for, but this is the case of André-Pierre Gignac, front of the UANL Tigerswho this Wednesday will support Rayados de Monterrey in his duel against Inter Miami.

And the French striker who has given so much joy to university fans hasHe publicly expressed his support for the staunch rival in a recent interview for ESPN, where he explained that he does it because he wants to face them in the next round, in case they both advance, since the key indicates so.

I put my little piece with Rayados; If we do things well, I hope we can have another Clásico Regio because we will face Lionel Messi in the Leagues Cup in Julyso in July we will see,” said the scorer.

Regarding his forecast for both matches, Gignac said that both Monterrey teams should advance, since they have the necessary talent, although recognized that Tigres, who will face Columbus Crew, MLS monarch, has it a little easier than Rayados, who will face the champion of the Leagues Cup.

“It’s going to be difficult for Inter Miami to get Rayados out. Rayados is a strong piece in the path of Inter Miami, and for us Columbus Crew. We play against the MLS champion, it’s not going to be easy at all, and they (Rayados), Inter Miami. Although they won the Leagues Cup, they face a Concacaf great, Rayados, who is used to winning it, so I want to pass against Columbus Crew, but we will see who passes from Rayados-Inter Miami“, he noted.

Although his participation in the duel against Columbus Crew is still in doubt, because he missed the previous match of the Liga MX against Puebla due to acute bronchitis, Gignac who worked this weekend in the gym for his recovery and who has had a notable improvement, so the doctor is optimistic that he will be able to participate in the duel.

Finally, on who he would like to hand over the baton as number “10” of the team and everything that that entails, like leading the team and putting them on his shoulder in difficult moments, he said he would like it to be Juan Brunetta or a player who feels the colors.

“To be honest I have no idea. Well, I want a player like Juan Brunetta to consolidate, it is an investment and for him to take the ’10’, without a problem, but someone from outside comes and well, there are many who can get here (Tigres), but nothing more than to identify themselves with the club, with the fans and that is the most important thing,” he concluded.

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