Register Login Live

World News

Argentina Coach Fires Back At Di Maria

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has fired back at Paris Saint-Germain star Angel di Maria, who was upset at being not being called up to the national side.

Read: Di Maria Upset With Latest Argentina Snub

The PSG attacker was not pleased to find out that he was snubbed for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite his form at club level.

Di Maria, who has over 100 national team appearances, continues to perform at a high level for PSG but Scaloni insists the national team has peformed fine without the winger in the past six games.

"I am not worried that he is angry.

"I appreciate it and value it, but after the Copa America, in those six games, the team worked without him.

"The team works without Di Maria and I am not going to use him.

"He is not part of this call, but he is not outside the national team."

Click through the gallery below to see six transfers that could soon be announced!

Read: Neymar & Eto'o Join Messi In Criticising Barca

Argentina will lock horns with Ecuador on October 9 before travelling to Bolivia three days later as they begin their journey to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

comments

Top 5

Breaking: CAS Release Chiefs FIFA Ban Verdict

196 Oct 27, 2020 06:10 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Messi Sends Message To Ronaldo

16 Oct 25, 2020 08:30 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Sundowns Agree Deal In Principle For Defender

36 Oct 27, 2020 10:48 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

25 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Messi Sends Message To Ronaldo

16 Oct 25, 2020 08:30 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Why Chiefs Can Register New Players – This Season!

33 Oct 28, 2020 06:33 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Downs Set Record Straight On Mido!

32 Oct 27, 2020 01:15 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Hunt Hails 'Outstanding' Young Chiefs Star

84 Oct 27, 2020 10:34 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

How Mosimane Helped Al Ahly Break Sundowns' Record

53 Oct 26, 2020 08:14 AM in Players Abroad

Downs Set Record Straight On Mido!

32 Oct 27, 2020 01:15 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

NPA's Latest Update On Lorch’s Court Case!   

17 Oct 27, 2020 05:33 PM in Orlando Pirates

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

3 Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Maritzburg Confirm Coaching Exit

4 Oct 27, 2020 03:31 PM in PSL