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

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Will Chicharito leave London? Is Miguel Layun headed to La Liga? Will America make more moves? Goal summarizes the transfer talk


Chicharito demands West Ham exit


Javier Hernandez has handed in a transfer request at West Ham, reports the Express .

The Mexico striker has been at the club just four months, but his exit demands may heighten the Hammers' forward woes with Andy Carroll out through injury.


Colo-Colo lines up Silva move


Francisco Silva Cruz Azul

Colo-Colo players have been told the club is finalizing a deal with Cruz Azul midfielder Francisco Silva, according to ADN .

Atlanta United midfielder Carlos Carmona also is a target, but La Maquina may be more eager to make a deal. Silva could be seen as surplus after the addition of Carlos "Gullit" Pena in the midfield.


Layun's agent makes Sevilla trip


Miguel Layun Porto Champions League Team of the Week

Miguel Layun's agent took a trip to Sevilla to negotiate with Real Betis about a potential move for the Mexican left back to the La Liga side, according to  Onda Cero .

Layun has been linked with other La Liga sides like Alaves and Celta de Vigo and a handful of other European teams. He is hoping Porto will approve a loan move so he can get minutes ahead of this summer's World Cup.


Real Salt Lake after Mexican international Duenas


HD Jesus Duenas Bryan Acosta Mexico Honduras Gold Cup

Real Salt Lake is after Mexican international and Tigres midfielder Jesus Duenas according to MLSsoccer.com .

The report states the MLS side spoke with the 28-year-old Duenas, who has spent the entirety of his career with the reigning Liga MX champions, about joining during the league's offseason. 


Benfica denied Jimenez loan offer


Raul Jimenez Mexico Poland

Club America made an offer to sign Raul Jimenez on loan from Benfica but was turned down, according to  O Jogo .

Las Aguilas were looking to strengthen their attack and thought a return to Mexico City for Jimenez would be on the table with his sporadic minutes. The Portuguese side, however, wasn't willing to let the forward move. 


Mexico turned down England friendly


Decio de María no quiere que se empalme el Mundial de Clubes

Mexico declined an offer to play England in a pre-World Cup friendly, according to  Fox Deportes .

La Ultima Palabra  host Andre Marin reported the Mexican federation balked at the likelihood that Fox would hold the television rights for the match and turned down a June 7 match. Costa Rica will play England on that date, the English FA announced Jan. 10.


Romero, Zelarayan not bound for River Plate


Oribe Peralta Silvio Romero Club America

After being linked with River Plate during the winter both Club America forward Silvio Romero and Tigres midfielder Lucas Zelarayan are set to stay in Liga MX, according to  Record .

America was willing to sell Romero after retooling its attack but couldn't come to a financial agreement with the Argentine giant. Los Millonarios were hoping to get Zelarayan on loan but Tigres didn't feel it had a replacement for the depth midfielder.


Hernandez targeted by LAFC


Javier Hernandez West Ham

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Major League Soccer expansion side Los Angeles FC are interested in West Ham striker Javier Hernandez, according to the  Evening Standard.

Hernandez joined the Hammers from Bayer Leverkusen for £16 million last summer, and West Ham would reportedly need to recoup their investment in order to sell the Mexican international. 

LAFC begin their first MLS season in March and could pair Hernandez with his international team-mate Carlos Vela, who has signed from Real Sociedad. 

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