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Liga MX transfer news: The latest rumors and chisme in Mexican soccer

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Chivas looking at Briseno return


With the club in need of defensive help Chivas sees center back Antonio Briseno as an option, according to Record.

"Pollo" spent the last year with Feirense in Portugal, helping the team stay in the top division there. But with Oswaldo Alanis headed for Getafe and a move for Nestor Araujo depending on the player's fitness and status after the World Cup, Briseno is on the radar of the club which signs only Mexican players.


Tigres may derail America's De Jong mission


Tigres may meet with Dutch forward Luuk de Jong's agent while he is in Mexico, according to ESPN Mexico.

While America has had interest in the PSV attacker since the winter window, Tigres could coax the player's father to visit Monterrey during his trip to discuss securing the player's signature.


Pizarro accepts Monterrey move


Chivas attacker Rodolfo Pizarro has told Monterrey he is open to a move to the club, according to  La Aficion .

While an offer from a European team could still arrive to derail the deal, including the Dutch sides reported to be tracking the 24-year-old, Pizarro's exit from Guadalajara is all but confirmed.


Sol could rise in Mexico


Cruz Azul is in talks to bring Fran Sol to Mexico City, according to  ESPN Mexico .

The Spanish forward scored 16 goals for Dutch club Willem II in the 2017-18 season, and the 26-year-old now could be on his way to join La Maquina.


Cruz Azul making push for attacking help


Cruz Azul is pushing ahead in an effort to sign Atlas forward Milton Caraglio, according to  Record .

La Maquina struggled in front of goal in the Clausura and have made an offer for the Argentine but are yet to get a response from the Guadalajara club. 


Monterrey moves for Gallardo 


Pumas winger/left back Jesus Gallardo is leaving Mexico City to join Monterrey, according to  ESPN Mexico .

Gallardo plays wide for his club but is headed to Russia with the Mexico national team largely as a left back. The move could set off a chain reaction with Pumas looking to bring in Tijuana attacker Víctor Malcorra. The Universitarios also have their eyes on Atlas goalkeeper Miguel Fraga.


Jimenez heading for the exit at Benfica


Raul Jimenez is one of several players Benfica will sell this summer in an effort to raise funds, according to  A Bola A potential replacement for him at Benfica is current Pumas forward Nicolas Castillo, according to  ESPN Mexico .

The Mexican forward previously has been linked with a move to Everton, but the asking price was too high for the Premier League club.


Govea with interest in Belgium


Despite falling out with his coach in Belgium, Omar Govea may be staying in the country, according to  Walfoot .

The San Luis Potosi native was on loan from Porto with Royal Excel Mouscron but hasn't been with the team for several weeks. He has, however, drawn the attention of Gent, who have discussed a move for the midfielder with Porto.

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