Erick “Cubo” Torres enjoyed a excellent season in Major League Soccer when he signed on loan at Chivas USA in 2013, scoring a massive percentage of the Goats goals, especially this season when he netted 16 scores in 26 appearances.
At a certain points, he looked like the league’s best striker, propelling his team forward with few dynamic players on his side, and the crafty skill the 21-year-old exhibited this year really supported the action to keep him in MLS for years to come.
Nevertheless, he was loaned from CD Guadalajara, and the Liga MX side could use his services. At the same time, MLS commissioner Don Garber doesn’t want to see Torres exit, so he may utilize the buy-out option to facilitate the Mexico international’s stay in the US.
MLSsoccer.com reported that this decision will be made by Dec. 15.
Torres disclosed that he did enjoy his time in Los Angeles, and respects the fact that MLS wishes to have him on the pitch in the future. But in the end, he’s aiming to make his mark down south in his home country.
“I’ve felt very good there [in Los Angeles], the league and team has treated me very well in general. I’ve felt very comfortable on and off the field, it’s a source of pride that the league wants to keep me.”
“I have no doubt that I will return,” Torres said, speaking about Guadalajara. “I don’t know if it will be in January or inside four or five years with more experience. I know that I’ll return to score lots of goals,” he added, “and make the fans here happy.”