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Sabella boosts Argentina World Cup squad
Published : 07 Nov 2011 12:17:03
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella added four players to his squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Colombia on Monday.
Sabella called up four domestically-based players - defender Clemente Rodriguez, goalkeeper Agustin Orion, both of Boca Juniors, and Estudiantes de La Plata duo midfielder Rodrigo Brana and central defender Leandro Desabato.
Argentina face Bolivia on Friday in Buenos Aires before the clash with Colombia in Barranquilla four days later.
Revised Argentina squad
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria/ITA), Mariano Andujar (Catania/ITA), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors)
Defenders: Martin Demichelis (Malaga/ESP), Nicolas Burdisso (Roma/ITA), Federico Fernandez (Napoli/ITA), Fabian Monzon (Nice/FRA), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City/ENG), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow/RUS), Leandro Desabato (Estudiantes de La Plata), Clemente Rodriguez (Boca Juniors)
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona/ESP), Ever Banega (Valencia/ESP), Fernando Gago (Roma/ITA), Javier Pastore (PSG/FRA), Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica/POR), Jose Sosa (Metalist Kharkiv/UKR), Pablo Guinazu (Internacional/BRA), Rodrigo Brana (Estudiantes)
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona/ESP), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid/ESP), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid/ESP), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli/ITA), German Denis (Atalanta/ITA), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/ENG)