Qatar 2022: Manchester United Star Handed Lifeline To Join Messi At World Cup
Manchester United youngster may be a late inclusion in the Argentina squad for the World Cup.
Manchester United star handed lifeline to join Messi at World Cup
Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho has been given a lifeline to join the Argentina team to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Argentina recorded a comfortable 5-0 victory against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their final preparatory fixture for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Goals from Manchester City striker Julian Alvarez, Paris Saint Germain forward Lionel Messi, Juventus wide man Angel Di Maria and Inter Milan forward Joaquin Correa meant Argentina go to the World Cup unbeaten in their last 36 games.
Alejandro Garnacho is the next big prospect from Argentina and could make an impact at the World Cup.
Following the result, Argentine manager Luis Scaloni revealed that there might be changes to their 26-man team for the World Cup.
He said, “There is a chance that the 26-player roster for the World Cup will change. We’ll see.”
“There are players who are not 100% fit. We want to be cautious and see how they evolve.”
According to several reports, AS Roma star Paolo Dybala is a serious doubt for the tournament still recovering from a long-term injury,
Other players on the injury list include Nicolas Gonzalez and Marcos Acuna.
Alejandro Garnacho will be the favored replacement for Dybala.
The buzz on social media suggests that Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho will be the favored replacement for Dybala.
According to sources, Scaloni has been in touch with the youngster who created two assists in the Carabao Cup comeback against Aston Villa.
He then scored the winning goal for Manchester United as they defeated Fulham at Craven Cottage in the final Premier League fixture before the World Cup.
Garnacho was once criticized by former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero after he claimed his teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest footballer of all time.
The youngster is regarded as the next big prospect from Argentina and could make an impact at the World Cup.
Argentina are permitted to change their squads 24 hours before their first match of the tournament against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, November 22.