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Mexico: Roster Call-Up + Notes And News

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EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - AUGUST 29: Hirving Lozano of PSV during the UEFA Champions League match between PSV v Bate Borisov at the Philips Stadium on August 29, 2018 in Eindhoven Netherlands (Photo by Aaron van Zandvoort/Soccrates/Getty Images)

Just days after being appointed the interim manager of Mexico, Ricardo ‘Tuca’ Ferretti has finalized his roster for the September exhibitions. The list that was released has many surprises, yet, it should have been expected now with the next era of Mexican football soon underway.

Here’s a look at the players called up…

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Goalkeepers: Hugo González, Guillermo Ochoa, Gibrán Lajud

Defenders: Oswaldo Alanís, Edson Álvarez, Carlos Salcedo, Jesús Gallardo, Luis Rodríguez, José Abella, Jesús Angulo, Gerardo Arteaga

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Midfielders: Jonathan dos Santos, Diego Lainez, Víctor Guzmán, Érick Aguirre, Eliás Hernández, Orbelín Pineda, Érick Gutiérrez

Forwards: Raúl Jiménez, Hirving Lozano, Rodolfo Pizarro, Alan Pulido, Ángel Zaldivar, Roberto Alvarado

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Many of the Mexicans abroad are not in this list, as it was expected. The rumors of Diego Lainez and Roberto Alvarado being in the call were confirmed and this makes many fans excited. The youngsters are going to play a big roll in Mexico’s near future, so there is no better time to get them on the pitch than now.

Two MLS names are missing in Carlos Vela and Giovani dos Santos, but this shouldn’t be shocking. The attack for El Tri needs to focus on upcoming talent.

Mexico takes on Uruguay on 9/7 in Houston and then faces the US on 9/11 in Nashville.

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Chucky scores (again), Gutiérrez signs lengthy deal with PSV

It is no secret that Hirving ‘Chuky’ Lozano is one of, if not the best attacking option for Mexico. Well, he just added another Champions League goal to his tally in PSV’s 3-0 over BATE Borisov.

The Dutch side is confirmed through to the next phase of the Champions League, but that’s not all. Pachuca midfielder and former teammate of Chucky, Érick Gutiérrez, is on his way to help boost PSV. After Chucky was finished enjoying his win, he learned about the arrival of Érick.

It is reported that the midfielder has agreed to a 5-year deal.

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