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Manchester United ‘in talks with Mexico midfielder Carlos Rodriguez’

Manchester United reportedly hold discussions with the agent of Monterrey midfielder Carlos Rodriguez. Manchester United are reportedly attempting to sign Monterrey midfielder Carlos Rodriguez. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will make significant changes to his first-team squad during the next transfer window, and the Norwegian is looking to strengthen in a number of areas. United have already confirmed that Ander Herrera will leave Old Trafford this summer, and Los Pleyers suggests that the Premier League giants consider Rodriguez to be a potential replacement. The report claims that club officials were present to watch Rodriguez Monterrey play against Necaxa on Monday night, with talks later being held with the player’s representative. Rodriguez – who recently earned his first cap for ...

Perez ‘more optimistic’ about Mexico GP future

Sergio Perez is suddenly sounding more optimistic about the future of Mexico’s grand prix. Sergio Perez is suddenly sounding more optimistic about the future of Mexico’s grand prix. Earlier, it emerged that the Mexican government was pledging to instead devote the funding allocated to the F1 race to the Mayan train project. But Perez, with close links to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is suddenly sounding more upbeat. “Lately, it looks a lot more promising,” he is quoted by Speed Week. “I’m more optimistic than I was before. “There are some discussions going on and I do not know all the details. It’s not my job to comment on that. “But it points to the fact that things are not so bad. There is still hope,” the Racing Point drive...

Mexico GP future in doubt

A cloud has moved above the future of the highly popular Mexican grand prix. A cloud has moved above the future of the highly popular Mexican grand prix. The rejuvenated race at the iconic circuit in Mexico City was once again awarded the FIA prize for the best grand prix this year. But Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been elected the new president of Mexico, and senator Ana Gabriela Guevara now says the race could be in doubt. “We have to figure out how to solve this situation, but it will not be by making a tax to keep this event,” she is quoted by France’s Auto Hebdo. “In Mexico, there are more important things — a large part of the population lives below the poverty line. Corruption and bribes allowed the grand prix to return to Mexico City,” she add...

Result: Icardi and Dybala lead Argentina to another 2-0 win over Mexico

Argentina beat Mexico by the same scoreline last week. Mauro Icardi found the net in the opening two minutes as Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 for the second time in five days. The Inter striker capped a box-to-box move, knocking down a long ball from keeper Geronimo Rulli to Erik Lamela, who returned the pass for Icardi to score. It was the 25-year-old’s first goal for Argentina in his eighth game for his country as he made his mark for a Messi-less Albicelestes. #SelecciónMayor ¡Goooool argentino! Apenas un minuto después del inicio, Mauro Icardi convierte el 1-0. pic.twitter.com/WZmLGA0Sig — Selección Argentina 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) November 21, 2018 Argentina have had a resurgence of form since a disappointing second-round exit at this summer’s World Cup, winning four of their six gam...

Mexico looking to respond in second game of Argentina double-header

Ricardo Ferretti’s side were beaten 2-0 in Friday’s first game. Mexico interim boss Ricardo Ferretti has sent his best wishes to whoever takes the job full-time ahead of the friendly against Argentina in Mendoza. Mexico have lost four of the five matches since Ferretti began his second stint as interim manager in August, with their latest setback a 2-0 defeat to Argentina on Friday. El Tri went into the double-header against La Albiceleste having lost 4-1 to Uruguay, 1-0 to both the United States and Chile and beaten Costa Rica 3-2. Ferretti, quoted on the team’s official Twitter page, said: “Whoever arrives as coach, I wish him the best. “If it’s going to be good for him, the national team does well. “The training of players, in clubs and national teams, is a long-term process. You have t...

Ricciardo plays down Mexico frustration

Daniel Ricciardo has played down the frustration he expressed after the recent Mexican grand prix. Daniel Ricciardo has played down the frustration he expressed after the recent Mexican grand prix. The Red Bull driver says 2018 has been tough mentally, but he was surprised his outburst after retiring in Mexico was taken so seriously. “Honestly, I was more frustrated after Austin,” Australian Ricciardo, who is switching to Renault for 2019, said in Brazil. “I invited my six closest friends to both races — they flew halfway around the world and I retired twice. That felt bad,” he said. “But I watched a baseball game at the hotel on Sunday night in Mexico and went to dinner with my buddies. The week after that we were in LA. So I was fine again.” Ricc...

Title-chasing Lewis Hamilton fears Red Bull could spoil race victory in Mexico

Lewis Hamilton fears he will not win his fifth world championship in style after claiming the rampant Red Bull cars will be out of reach in Mexico. Hamilton toiled to a lowly seventh in practice at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez as Max Verstappen completed a practice double. The 21-year-old Dutchman, who could on Saturday become the youngest pole-sitter in Formula One history, finished more than one second clear of any driver in non-Red Bull machinery. Max Verstappen was quickest in both Friday practice sessions. Will he get the first pole position of his career on Saturday? #MexicoGP 🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/19tbNHMij7 — Formula 1 (@F1) October 26, 2018 Hamilton needs to finish only seventh to win the title, while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, fourth in practice, must be victorious to take the ...

5 talking points ahead of the Mexico Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton heads to Mexico City with a second shot at winning the world championship. The Mercedes star needs to finish only seventh to wrap up the fifth world title of his career. Here, Press Association Sport looks at the key talking points ahead of Sunday’s race. On to Mexico…@LewisHamilton needs only to finish in the top 7 on Sunday and a 5th world title will be his pic.twitter.com/yR271Qymtm — Formula 1 (@F1) October 22, 2018 Hamilton stands on the brink Congrats to Kimi, he did a great job today out there. A huge thanks to the fans for always making this such a special place to race. We keep working and will push forward to the next one in Mexico #USGP #F1 @MercedesAMGF1 pic.twitter.com/otpMJS0DhS — Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) October 21, 2018 Lewis Hamilton’s championship ch...

Perez tips Mexico to sign new F1 contract

By GMM F1Filed: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 01:35 UK Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 02:00 UK Sergio Perez is confident Mexico’s place on the F1 calendar is secure. Sergio Perez is confident Mexico’s place on the F1 calendar is secure. The race in Mexico City is now one of the most popular and for 2018 it is again sold out. But the contract actually expires after the 2019 race. “It is a matter of time before we have confirmation of the extension of the contract,” Perez, a Mexican driver for Force India, told El Pais newspaper ahead of his home race. “I would love it because we need it as a country. Beyond the economic benefit, it’s what makes the whole world turn to look at you,” he added. Perez also said a home race that inspires pas...

La Liga representative: ‘Spanish top-flight games could be staged in Mexico’

La Liga has plans to stage matches in Mexico alongside its hopes of taking the league directly to the United States, according to league representative Nuno Perez-Pla. By Giuseppe Labellarte, ReporterFiled: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 20:26 UK Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 20:31 UK La Liga’s representative in Mexico has claimed that plans to stage Spanish top-flight matches in the Central American country are in the pipeline. Earlier this month, La Liga announced plans to hold regular-season matches in the United States as part of a league expansion plan. The league has struck a 15-year deal with US company Relevent to play games in America but, according to Nuno Perez-Pla, the intention to take matches to Mexico is also present. “La Liga has massive potential t...

Report: West Ham United, Newcastle United keen on Mexico star Diego Reyes

Mexico defender Diego Reyes is believed to be a transfer target for Premier League duo West Ham United and Newcastle United. By Giuseppe Labellarte, ReporterFiled: Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 21:02 UK Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 21:03 UK Mexico defender Diego Reyes has reportedly emerged as a transfer target for West Ham United and Newcastle United. The 25-year-old, capped 53 times by El Tri, is a free agent after his contract at Porto expired in the summer. Reyes joined Porto from Mexican side America in 2013 and made 49 appearances for the Portuguese side. According to Sky Sports News, the Premier League duo are pondering a move for the centre-back, while Turkish giants Fenerbahce have already made the player an offer. Reyes was unable to star for his country at the 2018 Worl...

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