With Free Agency Shrouded in Secrecy, Shohei Ohtani Offered to Join Ryan Reynolds’ Wrexham by Rob McElhenney

Published 12/09/2023, 11:46 AM EST

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MLB star Shohei Ohtani had arguably the best single season by any player in the league’s history. The Japanese star is currently a free agent with fans constantly pondering about his next move. Wrexham co-owner Rob McElhenney has used the opportunity to his advantage, as he mockingly posted on his official X handle inviting the MLB star to join Welsh soccer side Wrexham.

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Ohtani is reportedly in talks with the Giants, Dodgers, and Blue Jays over a potential contract. However, experts haven’t ruled out his former side Los Angeles Angels from the race, with the player yet to decide his future. Ohtani knows he’s currently the hottest free agent in the market and is using the situation to land himself the best possible deal.

Rob McElhenney offers Ohtani a chance to join Wrexham

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Wrexham co-owner Rob McElhenney is very active on his social media. The ‘Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ star recently poked fun at MLB star Shohei Ohtani’s free agency. The Wrexham co-owner, in his latest tweet, stated that the soccer transfer window is just 22 days away and Ohtani is welcome to join the Welsh side. McElhenney wrote, “Note to Shohei Ohtani: January transfer window is just 22 days away and Welsh is a very easy language to learn!”

There have been a lot of rumors surrounding Shohei Ohtani and his next destination. The Toronto Blue Jays are currently being named as the front runners for the player’s signatures. However, it will be interesting to see what decision the player takes.

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The Japanese star has been the talk of the town, with many expecting him to become the most lucrative free agent in the history of MLB. A lot of experts are expecting teams to shell out somewhere between $400 million to $600 million to acquire the player’s signatures.

According to multiple reports, the Toronto Blue Jays have emerged as the most likely destination for the two-way superstar. While the Dodgers were also in the race for the player, the Blue Jays have taken the upper hand in the negotiations and could announce an official deal in the coming days.

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While the financial details surrounding his deal haven’t been made official, a report from Dodger Nation believes that the player could shatter Mike Trout’s $426.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Do you think the Toronto Blue Jays is the right destination for the two-way superstar? Let us know in the comments below.

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Saurabh Saket

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While soccer was never my first love, I never realized when I turned into an avid fan who jumps at every missed goal-scoring opportunity. I'm a passionate Borussia Dortmund fan despite my side not lifting the league title in the last twelve years. I love to talk about tiny aspects of the game, discussing every little detail.
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Abhishek Manikandan

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