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Posted by Roy Nemer Thursday, May 22, 2014 Go To Comments

Franco DI SANTO, MERCADO and two others cut

Franco DI SANTO, Gabriel MERCADO and two other players have been cut from Argentina's list of 30 for the World Cup.

Franco DI SANTO, Gabriel MERCADO, Fabian RENAUDO and Lisandro LOPEZ have all been cut from Argentina's team for the World Cup. The team is now at 26 players. The remaining three players will be cut on Monday.


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Posted on 5/24/2014 at 5:27 AM
cant wait to see argentina lift the WC trophy

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 3:01 PM
If Aguero finds his consistency we will be the best in the World cup and as a football lover i think this world cup will miss Saurez as he undergone a surgery in his knee but all are expecting him to be back by second group stage match after 15th of June.

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 2:58 PM
Willy should be added, please .

Next omission is Sosa, Aguesto and Otamindi as he is not a full time player we can keep Perez,Ricky they are better than the others in the list. I only believe in Mascherano he is the heart and processor of our team !!!!!!!!!!!!! Even we can use Perez for Gago

(United Kingdom)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 2:37 PM
I am worried that demichelis will be in the squad now!!

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 2:37 PM
Sabella's mind reader hacked:
---D.F:Now the players on camp are Zabaleta,Garray, Federico,Rojo,Basanta,Otamendi,Demichelis. Since Sabella do not have chosen Mercado the one and only remaining man for that place is Campagnaro. Same scenario for Basanta too.So those two are a lock for final squad along with the starting 4. So there is only one position to grab.It's of a backup central defender who can have a presence in the room,someone who can motivate others,a cool head.So Demichelis would be on final 23 for sure.So((1.Otamendi)) is out.
---Since only 5 forwards remaining and also those are important players.No chance for any omission there.
---So the remaining 2 spots wil be from midfielders.Currently we have Mascherano,Gago,Di Maria,Biglia,Maxi,Banega,Sosa,Perez,Ricky,Agusto((2.Agusto)).In this list, by the arrival of Perez Agusto is certainly out.So the real competition is Sosa vs Perez vs Ricky.Here Sosa possess the advantage of physicality over others.Perez also posses the physicality but Sosa have an advantage since he is extremely cool headed,disciplined,hard working,make it simple guy.He will be needed in highly tensed games to close the game.He is the only guy other than Maxi(although physically not that imposing) available to play in a 4-4-2.Also the knowledge of Sabella tactical setup is a plus.(Sosa is safe).
---Ricky can replace Di Maria in papers not in pitch.Even though he is good at creativity he's dam slow, misses a lot of simple passes,not mentally strong,not in-form.But Sabella will chose him above Perez who is in-form,versatile,tactically superb,hardworking,look it simple guy.The one and only reason would be he sees Ricky as an understudy to Messi.((3.Perez)).
[[MY CHOICE:Consider Banega as Messi sub and take Perez ahead of Ricky...]]

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 2:25 PM
@Golazo Basanta is our best defender. He and Garay.

The Thinker
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:51 PM
Sabella is a clever man indeed..

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:41 PM
Well known players might have started moaning for not being included in the final 23 and that's why Sabella picked the lesser known ones. They can be easily excluded without any controversies

(United States)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:37 PM
Chalz baker comment is the exact same thing I was referring to on my earlier post..Do you see players like Fazio, Tevez, Icardi, Willy, Mussachio and, Gaitan making such statement (like the one Di Santo gave) after being slash from the team?

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:35 PM
I must say, thats a nice cut!

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:31 PM
@Kidulthood, Dear Dear.... even Sabella'z wife or kids wouldnt support him this much. I want Sabella to lift the world cup atleast for you.

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:25 PM
Di Santo: "I am very grateful have been on the list of 30, It is an honor for any player."

exaclty like kid said , if it s anyone else, we wont be getting these kind of comments

(United States)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 1:07 PM
Hopefully he drops Augusto Fernandez, Ricardo Alvarez and Basanta.

(United States)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 12:54 PM
Imagine if Sabella had called up Musacchio,Fazio, Gaitan, Salvio, Icardi etc then cut them from the 30 man squad? This would have been even more hurtful to the players and cause the team to be unsettle..So this was the reason Sabella selected fringe players instead of calling up high profile players..These guys were easy to slash from the squad without unsettling the camp..

(United Kingdom)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 12:32 PM
LOL @ ALL THE MORONIC Di santo haters as if he was efer going to be in the world cup group, he picked him to pis off tevez grow a brain seriously,it was a F&*K U TO TEVEZ...

lol di santo at wc you people are crazy not sabella

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 12:06 PM
Sabella is weird and weirdos have brain!

(United States)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 11:50 AM
the team didn,t start training yet at the camp and sabella is cutting the extra players, so what was the point of calling 30 players in the first place why not call the 23 like scolari after all they weren,t given any chance

(United States)
Posted on 5/22/2014 at 11:46 AM
sabella won,t cut sosa and campagnaro may be otamendi

Posted on 5/22/2014 at 11:41 AM
Next tree players will be sosa , otamendi and campanero
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