Robert "tuco" Pereyra has been part of Lionel Scaloni's cycle in the national team.
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The front Giovanni Simeone and the steering wheel Roberto “Tucu” Pereyra will be the new reserve players of selected argentinian for him Qatar World Cupafter the changes that occurred on Wednesday in the World Cup roster due to the injuries of the forwards Nicholas Gonzalez Y Joaquin Correa. Simeone and Pereyra will occupy the places of Angel Correa Y Thiago Almadawho entered instead of the two injured, and will join the defender Facundo Medina (Lens, from France) and the goalkeeper Juan Musso (Atalanta, from Italy).

Gio Simeone, Napoli forward, the leader of the Italian Serie A, and son of Diego “Cholo” Simeone (Atlético de Madrid coach), sounded on Wednesday as a firm candidate to replace Joaquín Correa, but the technical director of the national team , lionel scaloni, ended by quoting Almada. Pereyra, for his part, plays for Udinese, also in Italy, and had several calls to the national team during the management of the coach from Pujato.

Roberto “Tucu” Pereyra has been part of Lionel Scaloni’s cycle in the national team.AFP

In this way, the four reserve places provided by the Argentine Football Association are occupied by one footballer from each line: an archer (Musso), a defender (Medina), a midfielder (Pereira) and an attacker (Simeone).

It should be remembered that up to one day before their first commitment in Qatar, each national federation can submit changes to the 26-player list. As Argentina will play the World Cup from this Tuesday (at 7 in Buenos Aires, against Saudi Arabia), until this Monday Scaloni will be able to make changes, which AFA will have to make official before FIFA.


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