Javier Aquino moves to Villarreal

Brent Latham
Javier Aquino moves to Villarreal

In a surprise deadline beating deal, Javier Aquino has moved to Villarreal of Spain’s La Liga.

The Cruz Azul attacker, who is currently with the Mexican national team for the friendly against Denmark, will join the Spanish side for three and a half seasons.

Villarreal announced the deal on its website, saying that the Olympic gold medal winner will stay with El Tri through the Feb. 6 qualifier with Jamaica.

The 22-year old from Oaxaca has 10 full national team caps for Mexico.

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