Former U.S. U-17 and U-20 international Jonathan Gonzalez
will join 22 other young players at a camp next week in Mexico City.
Gonzalez, who filed a switch of association in 2018,
played two friendlies off the bench for Mexico but had not been until now been called up by Tata Martino
, who took over as El Tri coach in 2019.
Gonzalez, 20, was named to the Liga
MX Best XI in the 2017 Torneo Apertura, his first season with Monterrey, but his playing time has been since reduced. He has played in just one of four Monterrey league games this summer.
The oldest player in Martino's camp is 24-year-old Queretaro defender Luis Romo
. The youngest is 17-year-old Eugenio Pizzuto
, who grew up in New Zealand and is now in the Pachuca youth
El Tri won the Gold Cup in July and is preparing for the Concacaf Nations League, which starts in September. Mexico
Sebastian Jurado (Veracruz), Raul Gudino (Guadalajara), Jose Hernandez (Atlas), Johan Vasquez (Monterrey) Defenders:
Ismael Govea (Atlas),
Jose Esquivel (Juarez), Gerardo Arteaga (Santos Laguna), Adrian Mora (Toluca), Alan Mozo (UNAM), Luis Romo (Queretaro), Kevin Alvarez (Pachuca U-20), Vladimir Lorona (Tijuana)
Ian Torres (Atlas), Ulises Cardona (Atlas), Francisco Antonio Figueroa (Pachuca), Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Jonathan Gonzalez (Monterrey), Alan Medina (Toluca), Adrian Lozano
(Santos U-20), Eugenio Pizzuto (Pachuca U-17) Forwards:
Jose Juan Macias (Leon), Jose Godinez (Leon), Paolo Yzizar (Queretaro)