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Liga MX transfer news: The latest rumors and chisme in Mexican soccer

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Chicharito, Layun won't be part of next Mexico squad


Mexico stars Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Miguel Layun won't be part of El Tri's September matches against Uruguay and the United States, according to Fernando Cevallos.

With Mexico likely operating with an interim manager, federation officials are beginning the call-up process, but both players are hoping to stay in Europe to push for starting roles at their clubs.


Sevilla evaluating Mexican attacker


Joao Maleck is on trail with Sevilla and already has taken part in a youth game with the club, according to Estadio Deportivo.

Maleck is still technically a Santos Laguna player but was on loan with Porto B last season. His loan was extended another year, but it now appears that he could move on to Spain.


Leon bringing Jackson Martinez back to Mexico


Jackson Martinez is returning to Liga MX, according to Record.

Mexico was the first stop outside of the country for the Colombian forward, who joined now disbanded Jaguares de Chiapas in 2009. He later had stops at Porto and Atletico Madrid before heading to China to play for Guangzhou Evergrande. His contract there was terminated this season and he's now set to join Leon on a short-term deal.


Family request tanked Govea's Mouscron return


Omar Govea's potential return to Royal Excel Mouscron was tanked by a demand that the club also bring on his brother, according to L'Avenir.

Govea's older brother Cruz currently plays in the top adult league in their hometown of San Luis Potosi, starting this weekend and helping a team sponsored by a local butcher to victory. He most recently played in the third division of the Mexican football system.

With the possibility of returning to Mouscron off the table, Omar Govea signed a loan deal to join Royal Antwerp. The midfielder was involved in several national team camps last season while on loan from Porto, where he remains outside the club's plans.


America may move matches


Club America is evaluating the quality of the field at the Estadio Azteca and may move future home matches, according to Record.

The field has been in poor condition since the start of the season, and with Cruz Azul also playing at the Azteca this season it has taken a heavy amount of wear and tear. Club America's women's team already has moved their matches out of the facility, but it's still set to host five games in the next 15 days between the two men's teams' league and cup commitments.


Reyes hoping for late Premier League move


Diego Reyes still is looking to complete a move to the Premier League, according to Marca.

Currently a free agent, the closing of the transfer window won't affect Reyes who has had interest from Newcastle and another English club. If a deal doesn't get done in England, Turkish clubs Besiktas and Fenerbahce would like to sign the defender.


Turkish club has offer on table for Moreno


Mexico center back Hector Moreno may be on the move once again. Galatasaray has presented the Real Sociedad with a formal offer for the 30-year-old, according to Futbol Arena.

Moreno had been in talks with the Chicago Fire, according to The Athleticbut no deal was completed before the transfer deadline.

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