The Mexican-American player renewed his contract with the LA Galaxy squad until 2025, after becoming an essential part of Vanney's scheme.
The LA Galaxy footballer, Julián Araujo, signed a contract that binds him for four and a half years to the team in which Javier Hernández also plays. The Mexican-American has grown up within the academy of the Los Angeles institution. Last year, he began to earn his place in the first team. In this cycle, he consolidated himself as undisputed in defense of Vanney.
For this reason, the board of directors wanted to assure him and granted him a contract that will be valid until 2025 and will be under the U-22 initiative. This means security for him and also for the Galaxy, who could also create a good transfer opportunity in the future.
"Having the group we have right now, the coaches and everything that surrounds the organization, they were a great influence (to renew). But, you have to take the necessary steps to get to where I want to be, and this is one of them", Araujo mentioned to Sports Access.
"I feel that I am growing a lot, and I have matured a lot too, thanks to these coaches. I am grateful to them for all the confidence they have given me; I also think that is why I have played better", stated the player.
In his career with LA Galaxy, Julián Araujo has a total d and 49 games played between the second team and the MLS, having a total in the league of 47. Collect a score and four passes to a goal, but the most important is how he has played this cycle, in which he completed nine games and was close to the ten marks. Against Kansas City, he came out in the 86th minute.
Julian is one of the best youth protectors in North America, and we're glad he chose to continue his career with the LA Galaxy. This contract extension strengthens the Galaxy's commitment to creating a path for young players and providing opportunities to develop as professionals," added general manager Dennis te Kloese in an official statement.
Julián Vicente Araujo is an American soccer player of Mexican descent. Play as a right-winger.
It should be remembered that he has been searched on several occasions by the Mexican National Team. In addition, self Gerardo Martino has tried to convince Efrain Alvarez to play with Mexico rather than the United States.
Julián Araujo's decision seemed taken until he declined the invitation to play in the Gold Cup with the United States and opened the possibility of playing with Mexico.
"It is a case of dual citizenship, and he is not entirely ready to commit to the United States. He knew the Gold Cup would define him permanently, and he wasn't prepared to take that step. I do not want to speak for him, but I can imagine that he has doubts about being the right-back; he is not sure that he will start the next World Cup, "confessed Gregg Berhalter, coach of the United States.
The player remains undecided about which country to represent. The side is from Lompoc, north of Santa Bárbara. Still, his parents are Mexican, Guadalupe from Zacatecas and Jorge from Guanajuato.
Julián is a teammate of Jonathan Dos Santos, Javier Hernández, and Efraín Álvarez in the LA Galaxy; he played the pre-Olympic in Guadalajara with the country of the stars and stripes. Still, his Aztec roots have him confused because he does not know which way to go.
Mexico could have the side if any of the negotiations take place, and the LA Galaxy footballer agrees to wear the colors of the Mexican National Team.