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Michael Orozco joins Tijuana from Chiapas

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Michael Orozco is heading to Club Tijuana. Xolos manager Ruben Omar Romano confirmed that the club has bought the United States defender from Chiapas.

Orozco spent last season at Puebla, on loan from Chiapas. Moving has been the norm for him of late, having played for San Luis, Chiapas and now two stints at Xolos in the last three years.

Tijuana gained a reputation for signing Americans, with Edgar Castillo, Herculez Gomez, Joe Corona and Greg Garza all playing big roles at the club. But they've all left, with Corona and Garza departing this summer in the final sweep of Xolos' senior team Americans. They still have a bunch of youth team stars, though, and now Orozco as well.

Orozco has been a favorite of Jurgen Klinsmann's ever since the manager took charge of the U.S. four years ago. He's continued to get call-ups despite many underwhelming showings and is on the Americans' preliminary roster for July's Gold Cup.