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Mexicans abroad: Hirving Lozano wins Europeo of the Week following two-goal heroics for PSV

Hirving Lozano won't be at PSV for much longer than this season if he continues to play so well in all competitions.

More than ever before, some of the top names in Mexican soccer are playing for clubs abroad. With several key figures playing week in and week out in a number of top European leagues, keeping track of all the high-profile stars can at times be daunting.

In order to help keep tabs on those across the Atlantic, we've created a weekly award that will be given to the most outstanding player. Along with a few honorable mentions --- and a "dishonorable mention" prize --- here are the noteworthy performances...

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata renews Real Oviedo membership

Real Oviedo have thanked Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata for his loyalty after their former youth player renewed his club membership for the 2018-19 campaign.

The Spanish Segunda Division side posted a photo on Twitter of Mata holding his membership card after the club reached 10,000 affiliates for the new season.

A Spain international, Mata has always declared his love for Oviedo, the club he joined at the age of 10 and where he spent five seasons before stepping up to Real Madrid's youth...

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla trains with former club Real Oviedo

Santi Cazorla

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla trained at Real Oviedo's facilities on Monday as he continues his recovery from a severe Achilles injury that has kept him sidelined for more than 18 months.

The 33-year-old, whose contract with Arsenal expires this summer, said in January, shortly after undergoing his 10th surgery for the right ankle problem, that he was aiming to return to action in 2019.

Real Oviedo, where Cazorla started his playing career, tweeted a photograph of the former Spain international...

Former Man City target McDonald Mariga could have been a success in England, says brother Victor Wanyama

Victor Wanyama believes his brother McDonald Mariga could have been a big hit in English football if he'd secured a move to the Premier League earlier in his career.

Despite winning the Champions League in 2010 with Internazionale, 30-year-old Mariga has failed to realise his potential, struggling with a series of debilitating injuries and never again reaching the heights he achieved in Lombardy.

Once upon a time he appeared primed to move to the Premier League, with both Manchester City in January...

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Ankle injury forces former Swansea City striker Michu into retirement

Michu enjoyed the best spell of his career with Swansea City.

Former Swansea and Napoli striker Michu has been forced to quit football at the age of 31.

The once-capped Spain international has suffered from a persistent ankle problem which limited him to only 12 starts for Real Oviedo in Spain's Segunda Division last season.

"According to medical reports, the current situation of my right ankle has come to a point where it has forced me to say goodbye as a professional football player today," Michu said in a statement on his Twitter account.

"Even though I...