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Mexico's Layun joining Villarreal from Porto



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Herrera is Mexico's unheralded star


Transfer Rater: Alex Telles to Liverpool

Football Whispers
 By Tom Marshall

Mexico international Miguel Layun set to join Villarreal from Porto

Mexico international Miguel Layun has agreed a deal to sign for Villarreal from Porto on a three-year contract, the Spanish club confirmed on Wednesday.

Layun spent the second half of last season on loan at Sevilla in La Liga, before starting three of Mexico's four games at the World Cup.

The 30-year-old is due to arrive at Villarreal in the next few days and becomes the sixth player from Mexico to play for the Yellow Submarine, who finished fifth in La Liga and qualified for the Europa...

 By Tom Marshall

Hector Herrera is ready for the challenge of joining Europe's elite

Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez assess Mexico's World Cup after a last 16 exit and discuss why Liga MX could be a hindrance on El Tri's future.

If there is one Mexican player ready for the challenge of stepping up to play for an elite European club side at present, it's Hector Herrera -- even ahead of Hirving Lozano. And that move may become a reality this summer, depending on how a vital few weeks in the career of the Mexico midfielder turns out.

The 28-year-old's contract at Porto expires next summer, and talk of interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona doesn't appear to be far-fetched.

Herrera has arguably been Mexico's best player...

Real Madrid's Keylor Navas: Julen Lopetegui tried to sign me for Porto

An emotional Julen Lopetegui discusses the pain of his sacking as Spain manager and the pride he has in accepting the Real Madrid job.
The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup.
ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses the tricky situation Julen Lopetegui finds himself in as he coaches Spain before taking over at Real Madrid.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has said new coach Julen Lopetegui once tried to sign him for Porto.

Costa Rica international Navas, 31, has been the subject of speculation about his future despite winning the Champions League in each of the last three seasons.

Madrid are reported to be interested in signing Roma's Alisson, Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois or Manchester United's David De Gea in the summer.

But Costa Rica international Navas told La Nacion he had no fear of competition and said he...

Hector Herrera quietly drives Mexico while Hirving Lozano grabs the headlines

A first-half goal from Hirving Lozano held up for Mexico, who shut out Germany to record one of the most famous wins in the country's history.
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez explain how Juan Carlos Osorio's tactics played a big role in Mexico's defeat of Germany at the World Cup.
Episode six of Project Russia takes you through Mexico fans' rollercoaster of emotions before, during and after El Tri's historic win over Germany.
Hirving Lozano stole the headlines on matchday four in Russia, helping Mexico secure a landmark win over reigning world champions Germany.

During the next several days, there will be plenty of lively discussion regarding Mexico winger Hirving Lozano.

How could there not be?

At 22 years of age, the PSV Eindhoven player stunned Germany with a game-winning World Cup goal on Sunday. Thanks to Lozano's strike, El Tri were able to earn a historic 1-0 victory in the nation's tournament opener. Keeping in mind that the Mexican youngster represents the future of the national team -- and is also a target for big European clubs -- there will...

Transfer Rater: Alex Telles to Liverpool, Daniele Rugani to Chelsea

The latest transfer rumours from around the world.

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper.

Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk  for all the latest gossip.

Alfie Mawson to West Ham United

Mawson could earn a quick return to the Premier League as West Ham are reportedly in talks with Swansea over signing the England centre-back....