Interim Mexico coach Tuca Ferretti
called up 19-year-old Californian Jonathan Gonzalez
for El Tri's September matches against the USA and Uruguay.
Gonzalez, who is in his
second season in Liga MX with Monterrey, played in one Mexico friendly in February after making a switch of affliliation. The former U.S. U-20 midfielder is one of four teenagers called up along with
, Roberto Alvarado
and Diego Lainez
Two players called up have MLS ties: LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos
and former Real Salt Lake
defender Carlos Salcedo.
Besides dos Santos and Salcedo, other holdovers from the 2018 World Cup include Hirving “Chucky” Lozano
and Guillermo “Memo”
, two of five European-based players in the team Mexico Roster: Goalkeepers:
Guillermo Ochoa (Standard
Liege/BEL), Hugo González (Necaxa), Gibran Lajud (Tijuana) Defenders:
Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER), Oswaldo Alanis (Real Oviedo/ESP), Edson Alvarez (Club America),
Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey), José Abella (Santos), Luis Rodríguez (Tigres), Jesus Angulo (Santos), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos) Midfielders:
Jonathan Dos Santos (LA Galaxy),
Roberto Alvarado (Cruz Azul), Diego Lainez (Club America), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey), Orbelín Pineda (Guadalajara), Víctor Guzman (Pachuca), Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Erick
Gutiérrez (Pachuca), Elias Hernández (Cruz Azul) Forwards:
Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Hirving Lozano (PSV/NED), Raúl Jiménez (Wolves/ENG), Angel Zaldivar
(Guadalajara), Alan Pulido (Guadalajara).