Mexico invites Arsenal youngster as part of squad to face Nigeria

Mexico has released a squad of 36 players for its friendlies against Nigeria and other nations

The El Tri have invited Arsenal U-23 youngster Marcelo Flores to its squad to face the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the AT&T Stadium on the 29th of May.

Flores was born in Canada to Mexican parents and was also eligible for the English national team but chose to play for his fatherland instead.

The squad also includes Wolverhampton Wanderers attacker, Raul Jimenez and Sevilla forward Jesus Corona.

Real Betis’ Andres Guardado also made the cut while his teammate Diego Lainez has also been named in the team.

See the Full Squad of 36 players to face Nigeria below;

Goalkeepers: Carlos Acevedo (Santos Laguna), Rodolfo Cota (Leon), Guillermo Ochoa (America), Alfredo Talavera (unattached)

Defenders: Erick Aguirre (Monterrey), Kevin Alvarez (Pachuca), Jesus Angulo (Tigres), Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy), Nestor Araujo (Celta), Gerardo Arteaga (Genk), Julio Cesar Dominguez (Cruz Azul), Jesús Gallardo (Monterrey), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Hector Moreno (Monterrey), Israel Reyes (Puebla), Jesus Sanchez (America), Jesus Vasquez (Genoa)

Midfielders: Edson Alvarez (Ajax), Roberto Alvarado (Chiva), Uriel Antuna (Cruz Azul), Luis Chavez (Pachuca), Sebastian Cordova (America), Erick Gutierrez (PSV), Andres Guardado (Betis), Hector Herrera (Atletico de Madrid), Diego Lainez (Betis), Erik Lira (Cruz Azul), Erick Sanchez (Pachuca), Orbelin Pineda (Celta), Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Luis Romo (Monterrey)

Forwards: Jesus Corona (Sevilla), Marcelo Flores (Arsenal), Santiago Gimenez (Cruz Azul), Raul Jimenez (Wolverhampton), Henry Martin (América), Alexis Vega (Chivas)

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