Camped in the United Arab Emirates, the Argentinian footballers entered Qatar with a big win in the warm-up matches in Abu Dhabi.
However, four Argentine players in that team of 26 are injured. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has indicated that the team may be changed at the last minute if they do not get match fitness.
In that case, the 18-year-old young forward Alejandro Garnacho who plays in Manchester United can enter the team. Although he is yet to make his debut for the national team, the young forward is believed to be a trump card for the Albiceleste. You will get a chance to learn a lot even in the World Cup camp.
Cristiano Romero is one of the most reliable names in Argentina’s defense. Who plays in Tottenham. The 25-year-old central defender is a break through in the team’s defense. But he is injured.
Paulo Dybala came to the World Cup after playing one match for Roma. However, there are questions about his full fitness. On the other hand, Pappu Gomez who played in Sevilla is injured. There are also concerns about Nicolas Gonzales playing in Fiorentina.
After the warm-up match against the United Arab Emirates, the Argentine coach Scaloni said that he is not sure if all 26 will be with the team, “We have time to make a decision.” There are some players in the team, physically who are struggling a bit. The truth is, I am not sure about the survival of all the 26 people who are with the party. We have time to finalize whether to make any changes.’
Paulo Dybala and Cuti Romero did not feature in Argentina’s 5-0 win over the United Arab Emirates. Lionel Messi had to play full-time.
The blue-white jersey team will play their first match against Saudi Arabia on November 22. The coach may make changes in the team if Pappu Gomez and Dybala are not assured of full fitness before the first match.