Why Facundo Buonanotte is not playing for Argentina today at the 2023 FIFA Under-20 World Cup?


The Argentina U20 team will play Uzbekistan in their first match at the U20 World Cup and coach Javier Mascherano reportedly has an eleven in mind.

Argentina will be hosting the U20 World Cup which begins on Saturday and they will play Uzbekistan in their first match in a sold out stadium. Coach Mascherano has his 21 players and the preparations are already underway.

Why is Facundo Buonanotte not playing for Argentina 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup?

Argentina have NOT included Facundo Buonanotte in their squad for the Under-20s World Cup.

Head coach Javier Mascherano had hoped to name the Albion player in his group for the competition his nation are hosting and which gets underway on May 20 – a week before the end of the Premier League season.

Seagulls boss Roberto De Zerbi was non-committal when asked recently whether Buonanotte would be released.

Argentina have also been unable to call up Manchester United prospect Alejandro Garnacho and Real Madrid’s Nico Paz.

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