Giovani dos Santos

Giovani dos Santos omitted from Mexico squad for September friendlies | INSIDER

CARSON, Calif. -- LA Galaxy striker Giovani dos Santos has been left off the Mexico roster for their upcoming friendlies against Trinidad and Tobago and Argentina by interim El Tri manager Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti

Dos Santos who has over 80 appearances all-time for Mexico's senior team was omitted from the squad for their friendlies against Trinidad in Salt Lake City on Sept. 4 and Argentina on Sept. 8 in Dallas. The pair of friendlies will serve as a tune-up for Mexico's Oct. 10 Confederations Cup playoff match with the United States. Also notably absent from Ferretti's squad are Giovani's brother midfielder Jonathan dos Santos and goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa. 

The 26-year-old forward has been in breathtaking form for the Galaxy with three goals and five assists in five appearances with the club since signing on July 15. 

The complete Mexico roster is below.

Moisés Muñoz – América
Alfredo Talavera – Toluca
Paúl Aguilar – América 
Diego Reyes – Real Sociedad
Francisco Javier Rodríguez – Cruz Azul
Rafael Márquez – Hellas Verona
Héctor Moreno – PSV
Oswaldo Alanís – Guadalajara
Miguel Layún – Watford
Jorge Torres Nilo – Tigres
Jesús Dueñas – Tigres
José Juan Vázquez – León
Javier Güemes – América
Héctor Herrera – Porto
Luis Montes – León
Javier Aquino – Tigres
Carlos Esquivel – Toluca
Andrés Guardado – PSV
Jesús Manuel Corona – Twente FC
Javier Hernández – Manchester United
Oribe Peralta – América
Carlos Vela – Real Sociedad
Raúl Jiménez – Benfica

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