Monterrey Made One Big Signing, But Will Chupete Suazo Stay?

Monterrey's minimum goal in the 2012 Clausura will be a return to Liguilla.

In the 2011 Apertura, Monterrey were disappointing. Following their run to the CONCACAF Champions League title, they struggled in the league and inexplicably finished outside of Liguilla places. Everywhere on the pitch, Monterrey was arguably the deepest and most talented team in Mexico. A long-term injury to Aldo de Nigris and other slight injuries hurt them, but it shouldn't have mattered. For the Rayados to finish outside of the top eight is inexcusable.

They have, unsurprisingly, only made minimal changes. This was a team of good players with a good manager who performed poorly for 17 games, not a team that needed a gutting. Sergio Santana has left, replaced by Angel Reyna. Young Othoniel Arce has joined from San Luis and should be eased into the team. De Nigris is healthy and will be like a new signing. Nothing dramatic, and for good reason.

However, they need to hang on to their stars to be considered a legitimate title contender. Humberto Suazo is rumored to have asked for a move to South America to be closer to his native Chile, while European clubs could be considering moves for the likes of Hiram Mier and Jesus Zavala.

Monterrey Transfers - In

Angel Reyna - MF/FW, Club America

Monterrey Transfers - Out

William Paredes - DF, San Luis

Sergio Santana - FW, Atlas

Rumored lingering transfer rumors

Humberto Suazo - FW, leaving

FMF State Of Mind Transfer Window Grade: B now, D if they lose Suazo.

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