NEWS
Friday August 12 2016
Argentina: Dybala in, Higuain out

Paulo Dybala, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega and Lionel Messi are included in the Argentina squad, but there’s no Gonzalo Higuain.

Messi had announced his international retirement after losing the Copa America Final to Chile on penalties this summer, but changed his mind after talks with new Coach Edgardo Bauza.

Juventus striker Dybala, Lazio midfielder Biglia and Inter man Banega are called up, but there is no place for €90m Juve signing Gonzalo Higuain.

Argentina go into World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela.

Argentina squad:

Sergio Romero (Man Utd), Mariano Andujar (Estudiantes), Nahuel Guzman (Tigres); Facundo Roncaglia (Celta), Mateo Musacchio (Villarreal), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Emmanuel Mas (San Lorenzo), Marcos Rojo (Man Utd), Martin Demichelis (Espanyol), Pablo Zabaleta (Man City), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Nicolas Otamendi (Man City); Matias Kranevitter (Atletico Madrid), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Augusto Fernandez (Atletico Madrid), Ever Banega (Inter), Javier Pastore (PSG), Erik Lamela (Tottenham), Nicolas Gaitan (Atletico Madrid), Angel Di Maria (PSG); Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Lucas Pratto (Atletico Mineiro), Sergio Aguero (Man City), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Lucas Alario (River Plate)