Erik LAMELA of Tottenham, two more names added to Argentina preliminary Copa America list


Erik LAMELA, Milton CASCO and Gaston GIMENEZ have been added to the Argentina list of preliminary players for the Copa America.

Lionel SCALONI initially announced a list of 31 players which were followed by five more to make it 36 players. Now, the coach has added three more names. Erik LAMELA of Tottenham, Milton CASCO of River Plate and Gaston GIMENEZ of Velez. Here’s the updated list of players:

Esteban ANDRADA, Boca Juniors
Franco ARMANI, River Plate
Agustín MARCHESIN, Club America
Juan MUSSO, Udinese
Gerónimo RULLI, Real Sociedad

Gabriel MERCADO, Sevilla
Gonzalo MONTIEL, River Plate
Juan FOYTH, Tottenham Hotspur
Renzo SARAVIA, Racing Club
Nicolás OTAMENDI, Manchester City
Walter KANEMANN, Gremio
Germán PEZZELLA, Fiorentina
Ramiro FUNES MORI, Villarreal
Nicolás TAGLIAFICO, Ajax
Marcos ACUNA, Sporting CP
Leonardo SIGALI, Racing Club
Milton CASCO, River Plate

Leandro PAREDES, Paris Saint-Germain
Guido RODRIGUEZ, Club America
Giovani LO CELSO, Real Betis
Roberto PEREYRA, Watford
Rodrigo DE PAUL, Udinese
Exequiel PALACIOS, River Plate
Ángel DI MARIA, Paris Saint-Germain
Matías ZARACHO, Racing Club
Iván MARCONE, Boca Juniors
Gonzalo Pity MARTINEZ, Atlanta United
Manuel LANZINI, West Ham United
Ignacio FERNANDEZ, River Plate
Maximiliano Meza, Monterrey
Erik LAMELA, Tottenham
Gaston GIMENEZ, Velez

Lionel MESSI, FC Barcelona
Sergio AGUERO, Manchester City
Paulo DYBALA, Juventus
Mauro ICARDI, Inter
Matías SUAREZ, River Plate
Lautaro MARTINEZ, Inter
Ángel CORREA, Atletico Madrid


  1. It’s a joke that Brazil… puts out their 23 man roster for the Copa on May 17th and Argentina have a 36 man list…
    Because this doesn’t allow the Argentinian players to have peace of mind knowing that they are ON THE TEAM! Which doesn’t allow them to relax and get mentally ready to play in a month.
    It sounds little but makes a BIG difference with the players anxiety and a difference will be noticed on the pitch.
    It’s a coaches job to create confidence for their players not worry!!! The little things add up

  2. Now we have to call Pavon, Ascacibar, Vazquez, Benitez, Caseres, Cervi, Marcos Rojo, Romero, Kranevitter, Martinez Quarta let’s make it to 50…
    WTF????? that guy is a jerk…..

  3. In form Lamela could be very handy to the team. I have stated numerous times here, he is a complete midfield player. He can attack , score, create and defend. Next season he needs to leave Spurs for any Spanish or Italian club.

    • Lamela actually had good tournament in 2016 Copa, not only he scored some goals there but he’s very involved in attacking play even in semifinal.

      Sadly, Tata opted to field Di Maria who’s barely recovered from his injury he suffered in second game. Its the same mistake that Sabella made in 2014 final, replacing Lavezzi with injured Aguero.

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