Lainez could be closing out America career
Club America has received a formal offer from Diego Lainez from Ajax, according to Univision Deportes .
The Mexico City club said in the summer it would only listen to offers from European teams. Roma and Lyon were interested in the 18-year-old, but the new offer from the Dutch side could see Lainez in the Eredivisie as soon as January.
Fernandez to leave Necaxa for MLS
Matias Fernandez could be on his way to MLS with FC Cincinnati looking to make a move for the playmaker, according to Chile's La Estrella .
The report indicates Necaxa's firesale could continue, with one of the expansion team's owners getting in touch with Fernandez. Necaxa already has parted ways with Dieter Villalpando and reportedly will move Victor Davila on as well.
Monterrey locked in Meza negotiations
Monterrey refuses to up its offer of $16 million for Independiente midfielder Maxi Meza, according to Ole .
The midfielder, who also plays with the Argentina national team, looked set to go but the Argentine club wants more profit than the current proposal, which would see only $12 million end up directly with the club due to other clauses and parties.
Negotiations for Emiliano Rigoni and Ezequiel Barco hit similar snags, but they're now playing with Zenit and Atlanta United respectively after El Rojo blinked.
Pachuca looking for payday from Aguirre sale
Tigres continues to be interested in bringing in Pachuca's Erick Aguirre this winter but Pachuca is looking for an $18 million fee, according to MedioTiempo .
That price is too high for Tigres, though the sale of attacker Ismael Sosa - set to be introduced with Pachuca sooner rather than later - could help the deal come together. Tigres coach Tuca Ferretti was impressed with the versatile 21-year-old when he called him in to Mexico national team camp during his stint as interim manager.
Tigres could derail Cruz Azul's Pineda move
Cruz Azul's strategy of reinforcing with proven Liga MX players may continue this offseason, according to Record .
That includes an agreement to sign midfielder Orbelin Pineda from Chivas after giving the Guadalajara club the $10 million fee it required for the 22-year-old. Nexaca attacker Victor Davila also is on La Maquina's list, but that deal is not as advanced.
Tigres also could be a landing spot for the 22-year-old, with Universal Deportes reporting the northern side is offering $6 million plus Jesus Duenas in a swap deal.
Villarreal seeking Marcone
Villarreal has asked Cruz Azul directors about negotiating a deal for Ivan Marcone, according to ESPN Mexico .
The central midfiedler is perhaps the signing of the summer but could leave La Maquina after just a tournament. The club will work, however, to keep the 28-year-old until at least the summer.
Martino will be announced in January
A verbal agreement exists between Tata Martino and the FMF for the Argentine to take over as men's national team coach, but he won't be announced until January, according to Fox Deportes .
Once he has signed a contract, it will be a four-year deal. However, with Mexico putting its eyes on the 2026 World Cup and Martino hoping for time to work, the deal may include an option for a four-year extension.
America working to bring in Boselli
Club America has emerged as a potential destination for Leon forward Mauro Boselli, according to AM .
The 33-year-old said in November that he would leave the club he has been at since 2013. Reportedly, he was offered a year-long extension for a lower salary and turned down the offer with Boselli hopeful to get a MLS deal. However, a switch to play for Las Aguilas could see Boselli earn a higher wage.
Atleti one of Guzman's suitors
Atletico Madrid has taken an interest in Pachuca and Mexico midfielder Victor Guzman, according to Mundo Deportivo .
Pachuca president Jesus Martinez said last month that there is interest from a number of European teams, and in addition to the Spanish club, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund and PSV look to be on that list.
Herrera could land at Juve
Juventus is considering a move for Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, according to A Bola .
The midfielder's contract is up at the end of the season, and he's also been linked to Inter and Roma as he looks for a deal that would earn him up to €300,000 per month.