Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Maximiliano Bustos signs for Montpellier
Maximiliano Bustos will be joining Montpellier from his Argentine club, the University of Santa Fe. He was an important player for Los Pampas XV in the sides Vodacom Cup championship, reguarly starting in the 3 shirt. His move to France is to be his second professional contract after previously playing in Italy for L'Aquila. He is the third Argentine player to have signed for Montpellier for next season. Hooker Agustín Creevy also joins following impressiver performances for Los Pampas XV and is tipped to be Los Pumas first choice hooker following the retirement of Mario Ledesma after the World Cup. Winger Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino has also signed for Montpellier. The trio will link up with what is already an impressive list of Pumas players at the club with loosehead prop Juan Figallo, inside centre Santiago Fernández and winger Martín Bustos Moyano all having been regular players in the recently completed season. All three started in the Top 14 Final.