Messi included in Argentina’s Preliminary Copa América squad


Lionel Messi will not take “no” for a solution, and he appears decided to win no less than one main title with Argentina.

After two retirements, the Argentine ace will probably be again with La Albiceleste to attempt to put an finish to the 26-year silverware drought for the South American titans, as he has been included in Lionel Scaloni’s preliminary roster for the competitors.

The checklist must endure a number of modifications, since there are extra gamers included than these allowed by CONMEBOL. However, Scaloni included them to have appropriate replacements if issues go bitter for any of the crew members.

Solely seven of the gamers referred to as up by Scaloni at present play within the Superliga Argentina, together with goalkeeper Franco Armani, Exequiel Palacios, and Ivan Marcone.

This is Argentina’s preliminary squad for the 2019 Copa América.

Goalkeepers: Esteban Andrada, Franco Armani, Agustín Marchesín, Juan Musso, Gerónimo Rulli.

Defenders: Gabriel Mercado, Gonzalo Montiel, Juan Foyth, Renzo Saravia, Nicolás Otamendi, Walter Kanemann, Germán Pezzella, Ramiro Funes Mori, Nicolás Tagliafico, Marcos Acuña.

Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Guido Rodríguez, Giovani Lo Celso, Roberto Pereyra, Rodrigo De Paul, Exequiel Palacios, Ángel Di María, Matías Zaracho, Iván Marcone.

Strikers: Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero, Paulo Dybala, Mauro Icardi, Matías Suárez, Lautaro Martínez, Ángel Correa.