Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Play at the World Cup? I'll Be on My Holidays, Says Demichelis

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Play at the World Cup? I'll Be on My Holidays, Says Demichelis

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MARTIN Demichelis has laughed off claims his rebirth at City will land him a seat on the plane to Brazil. for the World Cup finals. City's Argentine centre-half has recovered from an inconsistent start to his career at the Etihad Stadium to post a series of resolute performances alongside World Cup-bound skipper Vincent Kompany. But the 33-year-old, who last played for his national team in 2011, does not believe his upturn in form will be enough to join team mates Sergio Aguero and Pablo Zabaleta in Alejandro Sabella's squad - as much as he would like to. "I feel prepared for returning to the national team," Demichelis told Argentinian TV channel TyC Sports. "I would like to have a kind of personal revenge on the World Cup. I think that as a defender, I am the right age. "Where do I see myself during the World Cup? "I am 95 per cent I think that I am going to be on holiday. …

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