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Tecatito Corona wins Liga NOS MVP

The Mexican winger was chosen as the leagues best player after helping Porto to its 29th league title

FC Porto v FC Schalke 04 - UEFA Champions League Group D Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images

Jesus Tecatito Corona was chosen as the Portuguese Primeira Liga’s best player of the 2019-20 season after what was his best season since he’s been in Europe.

The Mexican winger scored four goals and recorded 11 assists, the second-most in the league behind Benfica’s Pizzi, as the Dragons captured the Portuguese league title five points ahead of arch-rivals Benfica.

Also playing Champions League football and winning the 2020 Taça de Portugal with Porto, Tecatito made 19 assists in 47 appearances in all competitions.

The 27-year-old, in his fourth season in Portugal and seventh in Europe overall, adapted his position with Porto and played several games as a right-back for Sergio Conceição’s men due to an injury to Wilson Manafa.

He picked up defensive duties, but of course, didn’t lose any of his attacking tendencies and continued to be a big player for Porto in the final third. Many of his assists saw Corona roam into the midfield and play as a No. 10 creator, linking up with Porto’s forwards Tiquinho and Moussa Marega.

It now seems like Tecatito has nothing left to prove at Porto, and rumors have emerged of a possible exit to a bigger and better league, but for that a club will have to pay in excess of 30 million euros for his signature, according to O Jogo.

It’s not a stretch to say that he can make an immediate impact at a bigger club, and both Sevilla and Inter Milan have been linked with the Rayados youth product, but no official offers have come out.

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