"With my presence they've had the required time to choose the [coach] that will surely take [Mexico] to the next World Cup," said Ferretti.
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Mexico was a bit unlucky not to score against Argentina but overall the visitors constantly struggled to break down hosts Argentina.
Mexico's 2018 comes to a sputtering end following another loss to Argentina on Tuesday but El Tri's midfield gave reason to hope in 2019 and beyond.
An early goal from Mauro Icardi and a late strike from Paulo Dybala gave Argentina their second win in a row with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
"In my humble opinion, I think the number [of foreigners] per [Liga MX] squad is too much," Mexico interim boss Tuca Ferretti said.
The Istanbul-based outfit are desperate to sign a striker over the transfer window and the Mexico star is among the players being targeted.
Mexico's recent form may be poor, but Ricardo Ferretti will be hoping that his last match in charge will set El Tri on course for success in 2022.
Mexican federation (FMF) general secretary Guillermo Cantu didn't want to comment on reports that Argentine Martino will be signing.
Guillermo Ochoa celebrated his 100th cap in Mexico's loss to Argentina, but he lamented El Tri's lack of direction and underdevelopment in Europe.
Several players for Mexico said they were keen on the reports that Gerardo "Tata" Martino would be appointed as the squad's next boss.
"I was hoping the players would play better," said the Mexico boss. "We made a lot of mistakes and players at this level shouldn't do."
Mexico's veteran goalkeeper was one of the few bright spots in a dreary performance against hosts Argentina.
It was a disappointing display against Argentina's fluid attack, but the rare road test gives Mexico plenty to build on.
A first-half header from Ramiro Funes Mori and a second-half own goal from Isaac Brizuela gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico on Friday.
When asked on Friday about his link to the Mexico job, the Atlanta United boss said "I have nothing new to say about that."
"They made a very aggressive move to get Tata," the MLS commissioner said when asked about the Atlanta boss' reported links to the Mexico job.
"There's an area of the federation dedicated to finding a new coach and I'm sure they'll make the right decision," Ferretti said of Martino.
The trip to Argentina for two upcoming friendlies has not started off well for Mexico. A positive display will go a long a way to embolden El Tri.
"Personally, it would've great to play against him," the Mexico defender said of Messi, who continues his absence from the Argentina squad.
Guillermo Ochoa has done nothing to lose his place as Mexico's No. 1 but with a new manager to come and youthful competition, is the pressure on?
The surprising decision to play two friendlies in Argentina will test a young side that still faces an uncertain managerial situation.
Hirving Lozano was due to meet the squad in Cordoba ahead of Friday's first match against Argentina, but will miss both matches for Mexico.
Cruz Azul manager Pedro Caixinha said he has no interest in coaching the Mexico national team, saying he's focused on the Liga MX club.
With two friendlies against Argentina, the exclusion of Javier Hernandez and other veterans from Mexico's squad is an issue that won't disappear.