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Bayer Leverkusen is after one of the most talented Mexican prospects for next season

He could end up playing in Qatar 2022.

He currently plays in Liga MX.
He currently plays in Liga MX.

Even if there’s still at least over a month left to be played for the current season, teams are already planning the 2022-23 season, especially since the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played in November and the leagues have to adjust their calendars to have a long break between November and December.

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He’s the new “Chucky” Lozano but Martino ignores him even if he’s playing in Europe

With the good performances that the Mexico Youth National Teams have had in recent years, European leagues are starting to turn around to Mexico to find new players, especially from a young age, to strengthen their rosters.

Teams like Newcastle United or Lille OSC have targeted young Mexican players recently, as they have a big potential to grow with the right training and aren’t as expensive as the players already establishedin Liga MX, given that Mexican teams over

Now, Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen is trying to follow their steps and is looking to acquire a young Mexican player that has showed his talent and what he’s capable of in Liga MX but mainly in El Tri U-20 squad.

Who is the player that Bayer Leverkusen want?

According to reports from sports journalist Mac Resendiz, Bayer Leverkusen is interested in 18-year-old center back Alberto Alcántar, one of Club Necaxa’s most promising players, as he’s showed with Los Rayos U-20 squad.

Alcántar had his debut with the first team inClausura 2022, in the 2-1 victory over Cruz Azul. Although he only played 29 minutes, he’s been in the bench for several games, showing that Jaime Lozano has considered him given his skills and abilities.

If Alcántar ends up leaving Liga MX to join Bayer Leverkusen and manages to earn regularity, Gerardo “Tata” Martino could consider him to be part of the roster that plays in Qatar 2022, as he’d arrive with a better streak than players like Héctor Moreno or Jesús Gallardo.

Bayer is not the only team after him

The probabilities of Alcántar leaving for Europe once Clausura 2022 is over are high, as the Bundesliga team is not the only one interest in him. According to the same report, Serie A side Milan AC and Primeira Liga side SC Benfica also are following him closely.

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