Perez replaces Maxi Rodriguez for Germany friendly

13 August 2012 04:47

Benfica's Enzo Perez has been called up to replace injured Newell's Old Boys winger Maxi Rodríguez in Wednesday's friendly against Germany.

Maxi, formerly of Liverpool, is suffering from a left knee injury and is undergoing tests to establish the seriousness of the problem.

The Germany-Argentina friendly on August 15 in Frankfurt will act as a warm-up for qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria/ITA), Mariano Andujar (Catania/ITA)

Defenders: Federico Fernandez, Hugo Campagnaro (both Napoli/ITA), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City/ENG), Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle United/ENG), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica/POR), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Clemente Rodriguez (Boca Juniors)

Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona/ESP), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid/ESP), Fernando Gago (Valencia/ESP), Jose Sosa (Metalist Kharkiv/UKR), Pablo Guinazu (Internacional/BRA), Rodrigo Brana (Estudiantes), Enzo Perez (Benfica/POR)

Strikers: Lionel Messi (Barcelona/ESP), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid/ESP), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/ENG), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica/POR)

Source: AFP