The Argentine National Team already has its mind set on its debut in the Copa América against Chile and Lionel Scaloni would have two doubts in defense: who will replace Cristian Romero and the left back.
The Atalanta defender suffers from muscular overload and would miss the first two games in Brazil. The defender earned the spot in his first two games on the national team.
Diego Monroig advanced in SportsCenter that Germán Pezzella would seem to be the first option and then Lucas Martínez Quarta.
On the left side, Scaloni used Nicolás Tagliafico against Chile for the South American Qualifiers and Marcos Acuña against Colombia. Between them two would be the owner.
And, in principle, Emiliano Martínez does not seem to have discussion in the arc, except that Franco Armani tests negative in the swabs prior to the trip to Brazil and there could be a dilemma for the DT.
From the midfield forward, everything is clearer: Leandro Paredes and Rodrigo De Paul as fixed and Giovani Lo Celso, or Exequiel Palacios, as an alternative.
And the forward with Lionel Messi, Nicolás González and Lautaro Martínez.
In this way, the initial Scaloni team would be: Emiliano Martínez; Gonzalo Montiel, Germán Pezzella or Lucas Martínez Quarta, Nicolás Otamendi, Nico Tagliafico or Marcos Acuña, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Gio Lo Celso; Nicolás González, Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martínez.
Argentina will debut in Group A of the Copa América against Chile, on Monday, June 14 from 6:00 p.m.