Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi, who lately recovered from a Covid-19 an infection, was on Wednesday not noted of Argentina’s squad for World Cup qualifiers towards Chile and Colombia, with the twice former winners already certified for Qatar 2022.
Argentina will play Chile in Santiago on January 27 and Colombia at house on February 1 with each opponents nonetheless in competition to qualify for the event.
Messi contracted the virus while on vacation in his hometown of Rosario in Argentina in December.
On January 5, PSG introduced that Messi, who joined them from Barcelona final 12 months, was again in France after testing destructive.
This week, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner and Argentina captain was again in full coaching for the French membership.
He missed the French Cup match towards Vannes and two league video games, the 1-1 draw with Lyon and final Saturday’s 2-0 defeat of Brest.
In all, Messi has missed 10 league matches since his arrival at PSG in August, and can make his first look of 2022 on Sunday towards Reims.
Messi is the one considered one of his fellow Argentine PSG workforce mates to not be referred to as up for the qualifiers, with winger Angel Di Maria and midfielder Leandro Paredes among the many squad introduced by coach Lionel Scaloni.
There have been few adjustments to the 27-strong squad, with Christian Romero of Tottenham out injured, and solely two Argentine membership gamers, each from River Plate: veteran goalkeeper Franco Armani and ahead Julian Alvarez, who was voted the South American Footballer of the 12 months in 2021.
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River Plate), Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa/ENG), Juan Musso (Atalanta/ITA), Esteban Andrada (Monterrey/MEX)
Defenders: Nahuel Molina (Udinese/ITA), Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla/ESP), German Pezzella (Actual Betis/ESP), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica/POR), Lisandro Martinez (Ajax/NED), Lucas Martinez Quarta (Fiorentina/ITA), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax/NED), Marcos Acuna (Sevilla/ESP)
Midfielders: Lucas Ocampo (Sevilla/ESP), Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Leandro Paredes (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Guido Rodriguez (Actual Betis/SPA), Giovanni Lo Celso (Tottenham/ENG), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton/ENG), Emiliano Buendia (Aston Villa/ENG), Alejandro Gomez (Sevilla/ESP)
Forwards: Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina/ITA), Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan/ITA), Julian Alvarez (River Plate), Joaquin Correa (Inter Milan/ITA)
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