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Latest Argentina Squad Announced, 6 Stars Miss Out

Argentina's squad for this month's friendlies have been announced, but six big names, including the country's all-time record goalscorer, were not included.

Click through the gallery above to see six stars who missed out on Argentina's latest squad.

Argentina will face Mexico in back-to-back friendlies later this month.

Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela has been rewarded for his form this season, having being handed his first call-up since 2016.

There were some notable omissions too, including Lionel Messi – who is yet to return to international duty since the Albiceleste's disappointing 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign – Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain, who has regained his form at AC Milan.

Read: Brazil Announce Squad For Uruguay & Cameroon Clashes

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Agustin Marchesi [Club America], Sergio Romero [Manchester United], Geronimo Rulli [Real Sociedad]
Defenders: Ramiro Funes Mori [Villarreal], German Pezzella [Fiorentina], Renzo Saravia [Racing Club], Nicolas Tagliafico [Ajax Amsterdam], Walter Kannemann [Gremio], Nicolas Otamendi [Manchester City], Gabriel Mercado [Sevilla], Emanuel Mammana [Zenit St Petersburg], Juan Foyth [Tottenham Hotspur]
Midfielders: Marcos Acuna [Sporting Lisbon], Maxi Meza [Independiente], Franco Vazquez [Sevilla], Giovani Lo Celso [Real Betis], Leandro Paredes [Zenit St Petersburg], Santiago Ascacibar [Stuttgart], Rodrigo Battaglia [Sporting Lisbon], Matias Zaracho [Racing Club], Roberto Pereyra [Watford]
Forwards: Rodrigo De Paul [Udinese], Franco Cervi [Benfica], Angel Correa [Atletico Madrid], Lautaro Martinez [Inter MIlan], Mauro Icardi [Inter MIlan], Giovanni Simeone [Fiorentina], Paulo Dybala [Juventus], Erik Lamela [Tottenham Hotspur], Eduardo Salvio [Benfica]


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