Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni has announced his preliminary list of players for the match against Italy.
Marcos Senesi of Feyenoord is included for the first time. As we reported earlier, Italy national team coach Roberto Mancini was going to call him up to their team.
Cristian Romero who is injured has also been included in the preliminary list. As we reported, he will miss the rest of the season for Tottenham Hotspur.
Leandro Paredes is presently recovering from groin injury but has been included in the team. As we reported earlier, he did train on Friday for Paris Saint-Germain but trained alone.
The two Premier League players Alexis Mac Allister and Emiliano Buendia both remain in the team. Both players took part in Argentina’s last World Cup qualifying matches.
Lucas Alario returns to the Argentina national team after over a year. Alejandro Papu Gomez missed the last Argentina matches due to injury.
Lionel Scaloni’s Argentina play Italy on June 1 at Wembley as it will be the Copa America champions against the Euro champions. Here are the players called up for the Argentina national team for that match:
Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)
Juan Musso (Atalanta)
Geronimo Rulli (Villarreal)
Franco Armani (River Plate)
Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla)
Nahuel Molina (Udinese)
Juan Foyth (Villarreal)
Lucas Martinez Quarta (Fiorentina)
Cristian Romero (Tottenham Hotspur)
German Pezzella (Real Betis)
Marcos Senesi (Feyenoord)
Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica)
Lisandro Martinez (Ajax)
Nehuen Perez (Udinese)
Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax)
Marcos Acuna (Sevilla)
Guido Rodriguez (Real Betis)
Leandro Paredes (Paris Saint-Germain)
Nicolas Dominguez (Bologna)
Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton)
Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid)
Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen)
Giovani Lo Celso (Villarreal)
Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Alejandro Papu Gomez (Sevilla)
Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina)
Lucas Ocampos (Sevilla)
Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain)
Emiliano Buendia (Aston Villa)
Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid)
Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
Joaquin Correa (Inter)
Julian Alvarez (River Plate)
Lucas Alario (Bayer Leverkusen)
Lautaro Martinez (Inter)