Rumor: Liga MX giants Monterrey interested in move for Michael Bradley


If you thought Landon Donovan’s move to Club Leon last year was a shock, wait until you hear about the latest northern-facing rumor swirling around Liga MX.

Mexican heavyweights and 2019 Concacaf Champions League winners CF Monterrey are eyeing Michael Bradley as a potential summer transfer target, according to commentator Raoul “Pollo” Ortiz:

Ortiz, who recently left Televisa Deportes after nearly a decade as a television analyst there, claims that Los Rayados have identified the Toronto FC captain as a suitable reinforcement for the base of their midfield, and that “negotiations are on the right track” for a move.

Monterrey finished third in the regular-season standings of the recently-completed Liga MX Clausura before crashing out of the Liguilla, or playoffs, in a semifinals loss to crosstown rivals Tigres UANL last week.

TFC president Bill Manning subsequently poured some cold water on the prospects of Bradley moving south, however, in a conversation with Toronto reporters:

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