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Giovani Dos Santos returns to Mexico team for Panama, New Zealand matches

Portland Timbers v Los Angeles Galaxy

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Jack Jewsbury #13 and Ned Grabavoy #10 of Portland Timbers battle Giovani dos Santos #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy for a loose ball during the first half of their MLS match at StubHub Center on April 10, 2016 in Carson, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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Mexico’s friendly matches against New Zealand and Panama next week will see a return to the fold for in-form LA Galaxy striker Giovani Dos Santos.

The 100-times capped 27-year-old is having an MVP caliber season in MLS, and is one of only three non-Mexico based call-ups for head coach Juan Carlos Osorio.

The other two? Eintracht Frankfurt’s Marco Fabian, who is red-hot in the Bundesliga, and Giovani’s younger brother: Villarreal’s Jonathan Dos Santos.

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Mexico plays New Zealand on Saturday in Nashville before heading to Chicago for Tuesday’s match against Panama.

Here’s Mexico’s full list of call-ups:
Moises Munoz - America

Jesus Corona - Cruz Azul

Rodolfo Cota - Guadalajara

Hugo Ayala - Tigres

Hedgardo Marín -Guadalajara

Oswaldo Alanis - Guadalajara

Silva Jordan - Toluca

Jesus Duenas - Tigres

Jorge Torres Nilo - Tigres

Adrian Aldrete - Cruz Azul

Luis Robles - Atlas

Jesus Molina - Santos

Jonathan Dos Santos - Villarreal

Orbelin Pineda - Guadalajara

Erick Gutierrez - Pachuca

Elias Hernandez - Leon

Angel Sepulveda - Querétaro

Hirving Lozano - Pachuca

Isaac Brizuela - Guadalajara

Giovani Dos Santos - LA Galaxy

Marco Fabian - Eintracht Frankfurt

Oribe Peralta - America

Alan Pulido - Guadalajara

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