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

Layun's agent in Sevilla

Miguel Layun's agent is in Sevilla negotiating 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 .

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

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. 

Spain the next destination for Alanis

Oswaldo Alanis Mexico

Oswaldo Alanis' contract saga is set to come to a close with Chivas agreeing to let the center back play out his contract and then move to La Liga, according to  Medio Tiempo .

The 28-year-old declined to sign a contract extension and the club wanted to hold him out. Now, his agent has negotiated a deal that will see Alanis play with the Rebano Sagrado before making a move to either Getafe or Real Betis.

Efraín Juárez joining Vancouver

Efrain Juarez Milton Caraglio Monterrey Atlas Liga MX

Though the clubs have not made the move official, Efrain Juarez is seemingly set to join the Vancouver Whitecaps from Liga MX side Monterrey.

The Mexico international, 29, gave an interview to  ESPN Radio Formula   in which he says the MLS side "honestly made me feel like Coutinho, very important."

Tigres make Nasri offer

Samir Nasri Antalyaspor

Tigres have made an offer to bring Samir Nasri to the club, according to  Todo Mercado .

Nasri currently is with Antalyaspor but the same firesale that led Jeremy Menez to leave the Turkish side for Club America could have Nasri moving to the north of Mexico. Tigres are rumored to have offered the Frenchman an 18-month deal to join his compatriot Andre-Pierre Gignac.

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Veracruz nearing deal for "Cubo"

Erick Torres Cubo Houston Dynamo

Veracruz has expressed interest in bringing Erick "Cubo" Torres to the club, according to the Houston Chronicle .

Additional reports say Torres is currently in his hometown of Guadalajara and may not head back to the United States. Torres scored 14 goals for the Dynamo in the 2017 season but just three of those came once the calendar turned to July.

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