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Despite the prestige it has in Latin America, Liga MX has found it difficult to sign renowned players that further exalt the Mexican soccer cartel.
Despite being a league with significant economic capacity when it comes to paying footballers, Some players still don’t find the Mexican championship attractive.
And it is that at this start of the season, several important teams in Mexico such as America, Pumas and Toluca have tried to sign international poster footballers such as Edinson Cavani, Dani Alves and even Luuk De Jong, but none of these moves have come to fruition.
Undoubtedly, Toluca was the team with the most ambition in the transfer market, trying convince the Uruguayan striker and, after his refusal, they opted for De Jong, however, the Dutchman also rejected the proposal despite the important financial offer that was presented to both of them.
Luis Suárez was also on the radar of the Red Devils of Toluca, but like his compatriot, and the Dutchman, he also showed his lack of interest in reaching Liga MX.
A similar case occurred with the Pumas, which held talks with Dani Alves and even presented him with a formal offer but the Brazilian side has not responded so far, although it is presumed that he rejected the proposal.
The Eagles of America have also suffered enough to be able to incorporate renowned reinforcements, because despite the fact that Everything pointed to Pablo Solari joining the azulcremassince the player himself had said yes to the team, Finally, the negotiation with Colo Colo could not be finalized and the footballer was recently announced in River Plate.
And just as it has been difficult for the main teams in Mexico to sign, most have gone through difficulties of this type when it comes to strengthening, as in the case of Cruz Azul with Bruno Méndez or León with Lautaro Palacios.
Has Liga MX lost prestige? The truth is that despite the fact that it has significant economic power, it continues to struggle with multiple obstacles when it comes to recruiting players, whether they are prospects or renowned soccer players who can increase the competitiveness and attractiveness of Mexican soccer.