April 11, 2009

As San Luis finalized details for their Saturday match against Tecos, the club welcomed in their newest player to the mix.

Former Arsenal de Sarandi and Velez Sarsfield striker Lucas Valdemarin joined San Luis on Friday for his first training session with the club on Friday. Valdemarin will bolster San Luis' attack as the club tries to make a run into the Liguilla.

"I've always wanted to play in Mexico," Valdemarin said. "I had the opportunity a little later in my career but I hope to enjoy it."

Valdemarin will try and help San Luis move up the Group 3 table. San Luis are four points back of second-place Jaguares but just two back of Atlas. Valdemarin said he'd do what he could in order to help out his new club.

"I've played for various clubs so you use all that for gaining experience," Valdemarin said. "I'm going to work hard, to familiarize myself with the fans and try to do everything I can to help San Luis."

Valdemarin, 30, took in San Luis' Copa Libertadores victory over San Lorenzo and was impressed with his new team.

"They were very compact and were far better than San Lorenzo," he said. "They deserved to win by a goal or two more. I belive the team played very well." -- Goal.com

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