Germán Pezzella Injury

Germán Pezzella Could Miss Copa America 2024 Due to Injury

Germán Pezzella injury could lead him to miss the Copa America 2024 with the Argentina national football team. According to reports from Leo Paradizo, the 32-year-old defender’s participation in the tournament is in doubt.

Who could replace Germán Pezzella in Aregntina’s Copa America 2024 Squad?

Pezzella sustained a minor muscle injury in the month of May while playing for Real Betis. Argentina may need to find a replacement if he is unable to recover in time for the Copa America 2024. Potential candidates to take his place are Lucas Martínez Quarta and Leonardo Balerdi.

The Argentina national team is currently training in Miami as they prepare for their upcoming matches against Ecuador and Guatemala, respectively.

Head coach Lionel Scaloni will soon reduce his squad from 29 to 26 players for the Copa America 2024. The event is planned to be held in the United States later this month.

Pezzella’s injury poses a serious challenge for Argentina as they finalize their roster for the upcoming 48th edition of the Copa America.

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Argentina Copa America 2024 squad

Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River Plate), Geronimo Rulli (Ajax), Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)

Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel (Nottingham Forest), Nahuel Molina (Atletico Madrid), Leonardo Balerdi (Marseille), Cristian Romero (Tottenham), German Pezzella (Real Betis), Lucas Martinez (Fiorentina), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica), Lisandro Martinez (Manchester United), Marcos Acuna (Sevilla), Nicolas Tagliafico (Lyon), Valentin Barco (Brighton)

Midfielders: Guido Rodriguez (Real Betis), Leandro Paredes (Roma), Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool), Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen), Enzo Fernandez (Chelsea), Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham)

Forwards: Angel Di Maria (Benfica), Valentin Carboni (Monza), Lionel Messi (Inter Miami), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United), Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Julian Alvarez (Manchester City).

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