Thursday November 1 2018
No Higuain for Argentina

Six Serie A players have been called-up to the Argentina squad to face Mexico, but Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain isn’t among them.

The Albiceleste face the Central American nation in a friendly later this month, and today Lionel Scaloni has named his squad for the fixture.

There’s a surprise call-up for Rodrigo De Paul of Udinese, as well as Fiorentina pair German Pezzella and Giovanni Simeone.

Inter’s Lautaro Martinez and Mauro Icardi are also included, as is Paulo Dybala of Juventus, but Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain has been left out.

Argentina squad to face Mexico:

Goalkeepers: Agustin Marchesi [Club America], Sergio Romero [Manchester United], Geronimo Rulli [Real Sociedad]

Defenders: Ramiro Funes Mori [Villarreal], German Pezzella [Fiorentina], Renzo Saravia [Racing Club], Nicolas Tagliafico [Ajax], Walter Kannemann [Gremio], Nicolas Otamendi [Manchester City], Gabriel Mercado [Sevilla], Emanuel Mammana [Zenit], Juan Foyth [Tottenham Hotspur]

Midfielders: Marcos Acuna [Sporting de Lisboa], Maxi Meza [Independiente], Franco Vazquez [Sevilla], Giovani Lo Celso [Real Betis], Leandro Paredes [Zenit], Santiago Ascacibar [Stuttgart], Rodrigo Battaglia [Sporting de Lisboa], Matias Zaracho [Racing Club], Roberto Pereyra [Watford]

Forwards: Rodrigo De Paul [Udinese], Franco Cervi [Benfica], Angel Correa [Atletico Madrid], Lautaro Martinez [Inter], Mauro Icardi [Inter], Giovanni Simeone [Fiorentina], Paulo Dybala [Juventus], Erik Lamela [Tottenham Hotspur], Eduardo Salvio [Benfica]

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