Despite his hero status in his homeland, the 25-year-old was criticised for his performance in El Tri’s 2-1 World Cup qualifier loss against Costa Rica earlier this month after missing a number of chances.
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"It's his right [not to attend]. How many lost opportunities has there been for Chicharito in being a starter for Manchester United?" the Brazilian told Record.
"He can make that decision to refuse and to say 'I've almost lost my chance of being a regular in Manchester, and for this'."
The forward has featured intermittently under David Moyes this season, making only four appearances and scoring one goal.