Lionel Scaloni spoke after knowing the initial list of 32 names and confirmed on ESPN that he already has in mind the 23 players who will accompany him to Rasil, with the idea of fighting for a title although it is clear that Argentina does not arrive as a favorite. However, some yields and injuries question the presence of some and that is why it extended the list. In the same interview, the coach obviously confirmed to Lionel Messi among them and also closed one of the great doubts about the front. About Lautaro Martínez, the former Newell said that «it is time to be in the group» and so the player of Inter has his place inside.
However, there are still places left and now the doubt grows even more. After great participations in his teams during the weekend, added to the current of his teams, Scaloni joined the Defenders Gonzalo Montiel (River) and Leonardo Sigali (Racing), and midfielder Ignacio Fernandez (River) and Manuel Lanzini (West Ham). The rookie and central champion of the Superleague is the big surprise on the go, while the others have already had their place in past calls. Regarding the millionaire’s current players, Montiel is recovering from an injury and Nacho has shown a superlative game.
Sigali, Fernandez, Lanzini and Montiel: The four players who raise to 36 the preliminary list of Scaloni.
Lanzini, on the other hand, recovers in great way from his rupture of cruciate ligaments, which left him out of the World Cup of Russia 2018, and Scaloni considers that it could be put on par with the level integrating the campus, at least preliminary, to return to feel the blue and white. Thus, the list opens and the unknown is greater, until next week.