BRIAN SCIARETTA - Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Mexican national team has recently made strong inquiries into Real Salt Lake's American midfielder Luis Gil.

According to sources, the interest from Mexico is not new, but it has intensified in recent weeks and months. The source also said that Gil is unlikely to jump in the near future and that he wants to remain part of the U.S setup.

Gil, 19, has long been a veteran of U.S youth national teams and has been an integral part of the 2009 U-17 World Cup team and the 2013 U-20 World Cup team. He is also among the most professionally experienced American teenagers, with 84 appearances for Real Salt Lake. This season he has five goals in 25 appearances, including 20 starts.

For Gil to play for Mexico, it would requiring him making a one-time switch, since he has played for the U.S in official youth competitions.

Gil is a native of California but holds a Mexican passport through his father.
Thursday September 26, 2013 3:59 pm
Juergen better lock him up!! Don't want to lose him.
Tuesday September 24, 2013 4:27 pm
MUAHAHAHAHA! Mexico need to worry about making it to the world cup and not sniffing around our young talent. Gil will be wearing the red, white, and blue.
Cole Joseph
Saturday September 21, 2013 4:12 am
Not happening...nice try Mexico but he ain't goin nowhere
Friday September 20, 2013 12:19 am
Don't know if they'll get Luis Gill, but watch out, they could make a push for Luis Gil.
Doug Bartow
Thursday September 19, 2013 2:54 pm
You're not getting Luis Gill.
You're not getting
You're not getting
You're not getting Luis Gill.
Wednesday September 18, 2013 4:55 pm
WHAAAAAAA?! That is quite interesting as he is one of the TOP American prospects and has played for the US at all youth levels. Back off Mexico!

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