Chivas USA Loaned Young American Striker from Mothership

His name is Jesus Padilla, he’s 22-years-old and he was born in San Jose.

Part of CD Guadalajara’s youth system since age 14, Padilla has scored one goal in two starts (he has 24 Mexican league appearances total).

“Jess is a talented, explosive attacking player who will help our team as we work toward a spot in the playoffs,” said Chivas USA Coach Preki.

Updated: Chivas USA will introduce him at a midday Tuesday press conference at the HDC.

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