The Mexican national team has already presented its official list of called-up players for the 2022 World Cup. Among them, the presence of Raul Jimenez in the team that will travel to Qatar in the next few days stands out and surprises. The Wolverhampton player has not finished recovering from his injury but will be in the World Cup.
Raul Jimenez is a player with great performance, however, it is clear that he is not in full physical condition to participate in a World Cup. For this reason, Wolverhampton would have requested a medical follow-up and a medical release before the player steps on the pitch in any World Cup match.
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According to journalist Raul Orvananos, there was a negotiation between the Mexican national team and Wolverhampton regarding what Raul Jimenez could do in the World Cup. It will be very difficult for the player to make the team’s debut against Poland, but he could have minutes in some matches.
Which player has been left out by Raul?
For Raul to attend the World Cup there had to be a player who took a step aside and it was precisely the Feyenoord striker, Santiago Gimenez, who was not part of the Mexican national team in Gerardo Martino’s official call-up. A decision that the fans complained to the coach.