Juan Guerra recorded five goals and two assists for the Cosmos last season. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)
By Michael Lewis
If a report is correct, then Juan Guerra will be the 11th player to leave the Cosmos this offseason.
Venezuelan website www.Balonazos.com reported Thursday that the 30-year-old midfielder will join Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League.
The 5-9, 162-lb. Guerra joined the Cosmos for the 2017 season after playing two years with the Tampa Bay Rowdies. He scored five goals and added two assists in 27 starts over 30 matches and 2,450 minutes, helping the team reach the North American Soccer League Championship final.
The Venezuelan is expected to join Indy for preseason training Feb. 1, according to the website.
If the report is true, Guerra will be the 11th Cosmos to make an exodus to another professional soccer team.
In December, three Cosmos players joined new clubs.
Goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer hooked up with FC Dallas (Major League Soccer) while defender David Diosa signed with the Real Monarchs (Untied Soccer League) and midfielder Irving Herrera returned to his native El Salvador to play with FAS.
Argentine forward Pablo Vranjicán joined Alianza Petrolera F.C. (Colombia) and midfielder Emmanuel Ledesma has signed with FC Cincinnati (USL).
Defender David Ochieng has joined IF Brommapojkarna of the Swedish First Division.
On Jan. 12, midfielder Javi Marquez signed with with Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona of the Spanish Segunda Division.
On Saturday, Jan. 20 the Cosmos transferred midfielder Eric Calvillo to the San Jose Earthquakes (MLS).
Right back Ryan Richter announced his retirement as a player to enter the coaching ranks Tuesday, Jan. 23.
And on Wednesday, Jan. 24, midfielder Andres Flores was reunited with his former coach on the Cosmos, Giovanni Savarese, as he signed with the Portland Timbers.
For the original report, visit http://www.balonazos.com/el-mediocampista-juan-guerra-llevara-su-futbol-al-indy-eleven/