Lionel scaloni, the coach of the Argentine National Team, delivered a preliminary list of 38 footballers facing the meetings versus Paraguay and Peru for the South American Qualifiers, in which Ángel Di María and Sergio Agüero stand out.
The list confirmed by the manager of the Argentine National Team is subject to modifications, both for any reason that makes it impossible for any of the members to add minutes such as an injury or a positive for COVID-19, as well as for a sports decision of the DT.
Di María, one of the PSG figures in the past and current season, accumulates 102 games and 20 goals in the national team and his last time was in the Copa América of Brazil 2019. It could be his fourth Elimination, since he was on the roads to South Africa, Brazil and Russia (he played the three World Cups).
Agüero’s situation is totally different, since he comes from a complicated injury and had to be replaced in the equality of Manchester City in his visit to West Ham on the last day of the Premier League. It is worth noting that the last time for the former Independiente in the Albiceleste was the friendly that Scaloni’s men had against Uruguay at the end of 2019. The duel ended 2-2 and the attacker of the citizen team scored one of the two goals.
Next the complete list:
ARCHERS: Franco Armani, Esteban Andrada, Emiliano Martínez, Agustín Marchesín and Jeremías Ledesma.
DEFENDERS: Gonzalo Montiel, Lucas Martínez Quarta, Germán Pezzella, Nicolás Otamendi, Nicolás Tagliafico, Juan Foyth, Walter Kannemann, Leonardo Balerdi, Nehuén Pérez, Facundo Medina and Marcos Senesi.
MIDFIELDERS: Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Giovani Lo Celso, Marcos Acuña, Exequiel Palacios, Nicolás Domínguez, Alejandro Gómez, Roberto Pereyra, Eduardo Salvio, Guido Rodríguez, Rodrigo Battaglia and Matías Zaracho.
FRONT: Lionel Messi, Lucas Ocampos, Lautaro Martínez, Sergio Agüero, Ángel Di María, Joaquín Correa, Nicolás González, Lucas Alario, Giovanni Simeone and Paulo Dybala.