In case of not being able to summon more Mexican soccer players who are active in the Old Continent, Gerardo Martino will call the Olympians who won bronze in Tokyo 2020
MEXICO – The Mexican team is preparing alternate plans due to the possible absence of some Mexican players who play in Europe, either due to an overload of matches, possible injuries and restrictions established by the United Kingdom for soccer players who play in the Premier league.
So far, there is no clarity in El Tri regarding the list of players who would be called up for the Octagonal Eliminatory, although Raúl Jiménez, from Wolves of the Premier League, it would be the only confirmed casualty.
Gerardo Martino, DT of the Mexican National Team, and his people are already given the task of analyzing who else could be called, although ESPN could know that there will be no major surprises in the Mexican team.
There is even the possibility that the Mexico have to do without for other reasons more ‘Europeans’ and draw on a greater number of Olympic players, since it was precisely analyzing, together with Gerardo TorradoHow was the situation of each one of them with their teams and if there were injuries, or people with muscle overloads.
Only footballers who play in Mexico are safe in the Mexican National Team with a view to the first match against Jamaica, on September 2: Luis Romo, Rogelio Funes Mori, Orbelin Pineda, Alfredo Talavera, Guillermo Ochoa, Rodolfo Cota, Osvaldo Rodríguez and Jesús Gallardo, among others.
Also, among the selected Olympians who will not fail the next World Cup qualifiers with Mexico, are: Uriel antuna, Carlos Rodriguez, Sebastian Cordova, Jorge Sanchez, Jesus Angulo, César Montes and Alexis Vega.
Martino and his coaching staff are already aware of this situation to face the qualifiers in the best way and the Tri is not affected by possible absences.