Mexico squad includes three potential debutants, but Carlos Vela misses out

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Mexico boss Miguel Herrera has named his 25 man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Ecuador and Paraguay later this month.

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We could see three debuts across the two games, with Pachuca’s 22-year-old winger Jurgen Damm, Tigres’ 26-year-old defensive midfielder Jesus Duenas, and Pumas’ 26-year-old striker Eduardo Herrera all getting their first call-ups.

Elsewhere, there was no place for Mexico’s two best strikers Carlos Vela and Oribe Peralta, who are both forced to sit out with injuries.

The squad in full is:

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (Malaga), Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul)

Defenders: Julio Dominguez (Cruz Azul), Maza Rodriguez (Cruz Azul), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres), Oswaldo Alanis (Santos), Paul Aguilar (America), Adrian Aldrete (Santos Laguna), Diego Reyes (Porto), Miguel Layun (Watford), Hector Moreno (Espanyol)

Midfielders: Jesus Duenas (Tigres), Jose Juan Vazquez (Leon), Javier Guemez (Tijuana), Juan Carlos Medina (Atlas), Jurgen Damm (Pachuca), Hector Herrera (Porto), Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal), Andres Guardado (PSV), Jesus Corona (FC Twente)

Forwards: Javier Hernandez (Real Madrid ), Raul Jimenez (Atletico Madrid), Eduardo Herrera (Pumas), Gio dos Santos (Villarreal)

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