The return of Edinson Cavani is the main novelty of the Uruguayan National Team in the list of reserved players from abroad for the matches of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers against Colombia and Brazil.
The forward, recent signing of Manchester United English, was not in the first double day in which Celeste was measured with Chile and Ecuador due to their lack of activity when they were without a team.
In accordance with this, on October 5 at a press conference, ‘El Maestro’ Tabárez stressed that Cavani’s absence was going to be “circumstantial”, something that he confirmed this Friday by summoning the now scorer of the Red Devils again.
Next to the gunner, another who will play with Uruguay again will be defender José María Giménez, who missed the first matches of the qualifying rounds because he was infected with covid-19.
In addition, among those mentioned appear again the Spanish Getafe footballers Damián Suárez and Mauro Arambarri, the tip Los Angeles FC Diego Rossi and the Portuguese Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, who comes from scoring a treble against Lech Poznan for the UEFA Europa League.
A player who remains on the sidelines of those summoned is goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, who is injured.
On the next double playoff date, Uruguay will face Colombia on November 13 in Barranquilla, while four days later they will host Brazil in Montevideo.
With just two games played, those led by Tabárez are sixth with three points out of six possible.
= CALLED FROM ABROAD:
– ARCHERS: Rodrigo Muñoz (Cerro Porteño-PAR), Martín Silva (Libertad-PAR) and Martín Campaña (Al Batin-KSA).
– DEFENDERS: Diego Godín (Cagliari-ITA), José María Giménez (Atlético de Madrid-ESP), Sebastián Coates (Sporting Lisboa-POR), Martín Cáceres (Fiorentina-ITA), Damián Suárez (Getafe-ESP), Ronald Araújo (FC Barcelona- ESP) and Matías Viña (Palmeiras-BRA).
– MIDFIELDERS: Nahitan Nández (Cagliari-ITA), Lucas Torreira (Atlético de Madrid-ESP), Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus-ITA), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid-ESP), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo-BRA), Mauro Arambarri (Getafe-ESP ) and Nicolás de la Cruz (River Plate-ARG).
– FRONT: Brian Rodríguez (Los Angeles FC-USA), Jonathan Rodríguez (Cruz Azul-MEX), Maximiliano Gómez (Valencia-ESP), Luis Súarez (Atlético de Madrid-ESP), Cristhian Stuani (Girona-ESP), Darwin Núñez (Benfica- POR), Diego Rossi (Los Angeles FC-USA) and Edinson Cavani (Manchester United-GBR).