There is a strong Serie A contingent in the latest Argentina squad – including new boys Erik Lamela and Hugo Campagnaro.
Lamela, 19, wins his first call-up to the full squad after an encouraging start to his debut season in Italy. Meanwhile, 31-year-old Campagnaro has been watched by boss Alejandro Sabella for some months now.
Also in the squad to face Switzerland in a Berne friendly on February 29 are four other Italian based players.
They are Napoli stopper Federico Fernandez, Roma midfielder Fernando Gago and Genoa’s in-form striker Rodrigo Palacio. Sampdoria ‘keeper Sergio Romero will wear the gloves.
Former Palermo sensation Javier Pastore, now of Paris Saint-Germain, is missing from the party because of injury.
Goalkeeper: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria).
Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Daniel Diaz (Getafe), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Hugo Campagnaro (Napoli), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow), Luciano Monzon (Nice).
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Fernando Gago (Roma), Erik Lamela (Roma), Maxi Rodriguez (Liverpool), Jose Sosa (Metallist Kharkiv).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid), Rodrigo Palacio (Genoa).
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