CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez mentioned on Tuesday that “the door is open” for Mexican clubs to take part in future editions of the Copa Libertadores.
Dominguez mentioned he’ll meet with Mexican federation chief Yon de Luisa and Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla subsequent month in Paraguay.
“It is a query of will, organizing calendars, and that is one of many greatest subjects that Mexico had, however the door is open,” Dominguez mentioned.
Dominguez mentioned any inclusion of Liga MX clubs in South America’s greatest membership competitors is not going to occur in 2019. He added he didn’t know whether or not the talks will embrace the Mexican nationwide staff’s potential involvement with the Copa America.
Mexican groups had been invited to enter the Copa Libertadores in 1998 and had remained till 2016, earlier than CONMEBOL introduced a restructuring for the 2017 version, with the competitors working from January till November.
With Liga MX’s break up-season format going from January till Might (Clausura) after which July till early December (Apertura) and the Copa MX and CONCACAF Champions League all in the equation, Mexican clubs pulled out of the 2017 version.
Whereas no Mexican membership has won the Copa Libertadores, three groups (Cruz Azul in 2001, Chivas in 2010, and Tigres in 2015) have made the ultimate.