Players have asked for different candidates, but the country will play its third and four consecutive matches without a manager
After the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ended for Mexico, with a defeat against Brazil, former boss Juan Carlos Osorio left the team.
Since then the team has played two matches and will play two more this week, without a manager, using instead interim coach Ricardo “Tuca” Ferretti from Tigres.
And players are still proposing candidates, like PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano who wants Atlanta United’s Gerardo “Tata” Martino in “El Tri.”
“I think he is a great coach, so hopefully he can come and it will be the best for the national team,” Lozano told reporters on arrival in Mexico City as quoted by ESPN.
For Xolos Tijuana goalkeeper Gibran Lajud, it doesn’t matter who comes, as long as he knows the Liga MX well.
“We should go for people who know Mexican football, someone who is knowledgeable about what is going on in the Mexican league, who knows the Mexican player, their characteristics and abilities,” Lajud told reporters.
Mexico will play against Costa Rica and Chile with Ferretti as interim, but these will be the last matches for the Tigres manager.