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Chivas USA will not use Guadalajara as they look to build from within

Chivas USA head coach Jose Luis Real insists the MLS club will not look to bring in any more players from mother club Guadalajara.

The Goats are struggling at the bottom of the Western Conference this season despite bringing in the likes of Erick Torres, Edgar Mejia and Mario de Luna from the Mexican outfit but those sorts of loan moves are unlikely to occur anymore under Real.

"First and foremost, it's about what's here," Real, who saw Chivas' Eric Avila called to Guadalajara for a trial, told MLSsoccer.com.

"We've got to build up Chivas USA.

"For Avila and for all of us here, it was enjoyable to see him, a Chivas USA player, get called to Guadalajara, but now we have an understanding with the staff and ownership there that Chivas USA has to be for Chivas USA.

"There also won't be players coming from Guadalajara, unless there's an exception like 'Cubo' Torres.

"There's sufficient material, in this league as well as within our team, for us to build here. So we believe Chivas USA can reach their heights with that approach and by bringing a player from Mexico only if he is an exception."

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