Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero out of International Squad

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero out of International Squad

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SERGIO Aguero has been excluded from the Argentina squad for their upcoming friendly matches in a decision which is for 'the good of the national team'.

Interim Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni explained he has dropped the City forward and a number of his teammates as he casts one eye to the future.

Scaloni omitted Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Gonzalo Higuain and Aguero for the matches against Guatemala and Colombia in an bid to start a 'new adventure'.

The temporary Argentina manager insists no player requested to be excluded from national selection and that he wanted to use the opportunity to test a number of younger options.

"No player told me he did not want to come to the Argentina national team," Scaloni told The Guardian. "All the decisions we have taken are for the good of the national team and to try to see what we can bring to the future. …

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