Icardi, Dybala Happy To Make Argentina's Pre-W/C Squad

Icardi, Dybala Happy To Make Argentina's Pre-W/C Squad

Icardi, Dybala Happy To Make Argentina's Pre-W/C Squad

Juventus' Dybala has often been compared to Barcelona superstar Messi as they both play the same position, making it hard to feature them together on the national team.

The final 23-man squad will be announced next Monday.

AC Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia was named despite suffering a recent back injury.

All five of them were called up by to Sampaoli's preliminary squad, and the coach has until 4 June to announce his final 23-man squad for the tournament in Russian Federation. The two will be closely followed when the squad gathers.

There's no question Argentina boasts one of the most potent attacking squads in the world, but unlocking a combination that can gel together, while maximising the potential of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, has been a problem that has confounded many-a manager.

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Striker Paulo Dybala, also of Juventus, was included despite recently saying it was hard to play with Messi.

Rodrigo Battaglia of Sporting Lisbon, yet to be capped, and Guido Pizarro of Sevilla were possible substitutes in case Biglia does not fly to Russian Federation.

Sergio Romero may be set for his usual spot on the Manchester United bench in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Sunday morning (Singapore time), but the lack of action does not dampen his conviction he will be Argentina's first-choice goalkeeper at the World Cup.

Nine of Sampaoli's squad reached the 2014 World Cup final won by Germany: Messi, Romero, Rojo, Biglia, Mascherano, Perez, Aguero, Di Maria, and Higuain.

Argentina kick off their World Cup campaign against Iceland on June 16, before facing Croatia on June 21 and then Nigeria five days later.

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