International

Chicharito snubbed by Mexico

2015-05-12 12:27
Javier Hernandez (Supplied)

Mexico City - Real Madrid striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has not been named by Mexico coach Miguel Herrera in his 23-man squad for the Copa America in Chile next month.

Hernandez is expected to instead feature in the Gold Cup in July, as Mexico prepare for two tournaments this summer.

Miguel also overlooked strikers Carlos Vela from Real Sociedad and Villarreal's Giovani dos Santos for the Copa.

Only four players who compete in foreign leagues were selected including young Atletico Madrid striker Raul Jimenez, 24, and veteran captain Rafael Marquez, 36, who plays for Verona in Italy.

Mexico are in Group A with hosts Chile, Ecuador, and Bolivia in the tournament which runs from June 11 to July 4.

Mexio squad:

Goalkeepers: Jess Corona (Cruz Azul), Meliton Hernandez (Veracruz), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca)

Defenders: Julio Cesar Domnguez (Cruz Azul), Gerardo Flores (Cruz Azul), Adrian Aldrete (Santos), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Efran Velarde (Monterrey), George Corral (Quertaro), Carlos Salcedo (Guadalajara), Miguel Herrera (Pachuca), Rafael Mrquez (Verona/ITA)

Midfielders: Mario Osuna (Queretaro), Javier Gemez (Tijuana), Juan Carlos Medina (Atlas), Marco Fabian (Guadalajara), Luis Montes (Len), Javier Aquino (Rayo Vallecano/ESP)

Strikers: Eduardo Herrera (Pumas), Enrique Esqueda (Tigres), Matas Vuoso (Chiapas), Jesus Corona (Twente/NED), Raul Jimenez (Atletico Madrid/ESP)

Read more on:    copa america  |  javier hernandez  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.