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Lanzini named in Argentina squad


Filed: Friday, 19th May 2017
By: Staff Writer


West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini has been called up to the Argentina squad for the forthcoming friendlies against Brazil and Singapore.

The in-form yet uncapped Hammer, seen below featuring for the Under 20s in 2013 receives his first call up for the senior squad from new head coach Jorge Sampaoli and is set to feature in the June 9 and June 13 fixtures, to be played in Melbourne and Kallang respectively.




The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Nahuel Guzman (UANL Tigres), Geronimo Rulli (Real Sociedad)

Defenders: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Emanuel Mammana (Olympique Lyonnais), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla)

Midfielders: Eduardo Salvio (Benfica), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Guido Rodriguez (Tijuana), Leandro Paredes (AS Roma), Ever Banega (Inter Milan), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham United), Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain)

Forwards: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain (both Juventus), Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta), Joaquin Correa (Sevilla)





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