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Carlos Pena rejoins Pedro Caixinha at Cruz Azul on loan from Rangers

Rangers Carlos Pena scores his side's second goal of the game in a win against St Johnstone.
Carlos Pena is returning to Mexico after just six months in Scotland.

Mexico midfielder Carlos Pena has moved to Cruz Azul on a year-long loan deal from Rangers.

The Mexico midfielder will team up with former Gers manager Pedro Caixinha at the Liga MX club, just six months after arriving in Scotland.

Pena struggled to acclimatise to the Premiership, making just 14 appearances since he was signed by Caixinha in the summer, during which period he scored five times, but has now been moved on by Ibrox boss Graeme Murty.

A statement on the Rangers website said: "Rangers...

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Walter Montoya leaves Sevilla to join Cruz Azul

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Walter Montoya's time in Spain lasted less than one year.

Midfielder Walter Montoya has left Sevilla to sign with Mexican club Cruz Azul, both clubs announced on Saturday.

The 24-year-old passed his medical and will join up with his new club for the Liga MX Clausura in January.

The Argentine winger only moved to Europe in January, signing a four-and-a-half-year contract with Sevilla, but made only four appearances in La Liga last season.

Montoya failed to break into the team under his countrymen Jorge Sampaoli and Eduardo Berizzo and will play no part...

 By Tom Marshall

Cruz Azul brings Pedro Caixinha back to Liga MX as manager

Pedro Caixinha is back in Mexico as the new boss of Cruz Azul.

Portuguese manager Pedro Caixinha has been named the new head coach at Cruz Azul, following a mixed spell at Scottish giants Rangers.

Caixinha replaces Spaniard Paco Jemez, who guided the team to the playoffs for the first time in three years.

Caixinha was a surprise choice at Rangers last March, but the 47-year-old only lasted until October before being let go.

The Portuguese coach had a successful stint in Mexico from 2012 with Santos Laguna, in which he won the Liga MX, Copa MX and the Campeon...

 By Tom Marshall

Cruz Azul parts ways with manager Paco Jemez after one year

Paco Jemez has been linked to jobs in La Liga in recent weeks.

After parting ways with Cruz Azul on Monday, coach Paco Jemez will return to Spain satisfied with the work he accomplished in his year in charge.

Jemez signed a one-year contract last November and guided La Maquina to its first playoff run in three years, although the team crashed out of the 2017 Apertura quarterfinal on Sunday against Mexico City rival Club America.

"We were sad about the result, but very proud of what we've done" said former Rayo Vallecano coach Jemez on ESPN AM. "Until you are...

 By Tom Marshall

Club America, Monterrey book Liga MX Apertura semifinal spots

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William da Silva celebrates America's progression to the Ligs MX semifinals.

Club America and Monterrey advanced to the semifinals of the Liga MX 2017 Apertura on Sunday, joining Tigres and Morelia.

First-seed Monterrey overcame Atlas 4-1 on Sunday and will play Morelia, while Club America drew 0-0 against Cruz Azul and will face Tigres.

The semifinal first legs will be played on Wednesday or Thursday with the return legs next weekend. The Liga MX is set to announce days and times on Monday.

Club America's series against Cruz Azul finished 0-0 over the 180 minutes, with...