Argentina have announced their squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers.The losing 2014 World Cup finalists take on Uruguay on September 1, and Venezuela on September 6.
La Albiceleste’s squad has plenty of Premier League interest, with players from Manchester United and City, Tottenham and Everton in the squad.And of course there were the usual splattering a superstars too.
Of course, the most important name on the team sheet was Leo Messi.The FC Barcelona recently announced his international retirement after losing the Copa America final, but he’s happily reneged on that decision.
The full Argentina squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Mariano Andújar (Estudiantes) y Nahuel Guzmán (Tigres).
Defnders: Facundo Roncaglia (Celta), Mateo Musacchio (Villarreal), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Emmanuel Mas (San Lorenzo), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Martín Demichelis (Espanyol), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Nicolás Otamendi (Manchester City).
Midfielders: Matías Kranevitter (Atlético Madrid), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Augusto Fernández (Atlético Madrid), Ever Banega (Inter), Javier Pastore (PSG), Erik Lamela (Tottenham), Nicolás Gaitán (Atlético Madrid), Ángel Di María (PSG).
Strikers: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Ángel Correa (Atlético Madrid), Lucas Pratto (Atlético Mineiro), Sergio Agüero (Manchester City), Paulo Dybala (Juventus) y Lucas Alario (River).