Surprise in the Argentine National Team: Lisandro Martinez joins the squad for the two friendlies in the United States

Despite being out of action since February due to a ligament injury, defender Lisandro Martinez was summoned by Lionel Scaloni to the tour that the Argentine National Team will make to the United States on the next FIFA date, according to the official account of the national team. After this unexpected summons, journalist Gastón Edul confirmed that Martínez will train with the team, but it is unlikely that he will get minutes in the friendlies against El Salvador and Costa Rica. In principle, the intention of the coaching staff is to have him close to the squad, since the Copa America is approaching. The official tweet with which the National Team confirmed the return of Lisandro MartínezIt should be remembered that the defender has not played an official match for more than a month, as he suffered an injury to the medial collateral ligament of the knee during a match between Manchester United and West Ham, corresponding to matchday 23 of the Premier League.The Argentine National Team’s schedule prior to the Copa América 2024The Argentine National Team will face El Salvador on Friday, March 22 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia and on Tuesday, March 26 they will play against Costa Rica at the United Airlines Field at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. FedEx Field Stadium in Washington.The complete list of the Argentine National Team for the tour of the United StatesGoalkeepers: Franco Armani (River), Walter Benítez (PSV – Netherlands) and Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa – England). Defenders: Germán Pezzella (Betis – Spain), Nehuén Pérez (Udinese – Italy), Nicolás Otamendi (Benfica – Portugal), Cristian Romero (Tottenham – England), Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon – France), Nicolás Valentini (Boca), Nahuel Molina (Atlético de Madrid – Spain), Valentín Barco (Brighton – England) and Lisandro Martínez (Manchester United – England). Midfielders: Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen – Germany), Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid – Spain), Leandro Paredes (Roma – Italy), Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool – England), Enzo Fernandez (Chelsea – England), Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham – England), Facundo Buonanotte (Brighton – England), Valentin Carboni (Monza – Italy) and Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina – Italy). Forwards: Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United – England), Angel Di Maria (Benfica – Portugal), Lionel Messi (Inter Miami – United States), Julian Alvarez (Manchester City – England), Lautaro Martinez (Inter – Italy) and Paulo Dybala (Roma – Italy).

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