Argentina preliminary team down to 28 players, two to be cut before World Cup 2022


Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni has his preliminary lsit of players for the World Cup 2022 down to 28 players with two more to be cut.

Lionel Scaloni submitted a first list of 46 players which was cut down to 31 players. According to Gastón Edul, that list is down to 28 players.

Scaloni will have to cut it from 28 to 26 with the deadline to announce the World Cup team being next Monday on November 14. Here is the list of

28 players:

GoalKeper: Emiliano Dibu Martínez, Gerónimo Rulli, Franco Armani

Defender: Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, Germán Pezzella, Nicolás Otamendi, Lisandro Martínez, Marcos Acuña, Nicolás Tagliafico, Juan Foyth

Midfieder: Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso, Alexis Mac Allister, Guido Rodríguez, Alejandro Papu Gómez, Enzo Fernández, Exequiel Palacios

Forward: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martínez, Ángel Di María, Julián Álvarez, Paulo Dybala, Nicolás González, Ángel Correa, Joaquín Correa

Scaloni will wait to see how Gio Lo Celso and Paulo Dybala progress with their injuries. Scaloni is going to decide if he will take nine defenders or eight defenders with a midfielder or an attacker.

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