Argentina hints at Icardi’s absence as Albiceleste lines up Israel friendly
Reports in Argentina indicate that the Albiceleste boss, Jorge Sampaoli has already decided not to take Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi to the World Cup as he has enough firepower upfront in the build up to the World Cup. Argentina is in the same group with Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland in the Russia 2018 World Cup.…
Argentina begins players’ monitoring ahead of World Cup
Argentina ’s coach, Jorge Sampaoli may have commenced his preparation for the World Cup in Russia, as he began a tour of the various European leagues to monitor prospective players who will make his final squad. Like in four of the last six World Cup tournaments, Argentina will again be facing the Super Eagles of…
Sampaoli charged with preventing Messi-less World Cup
A year out from the final World Cup of Lionel Messi's prime years, Argentina are just beginning a new era as Jorge Sampaoli attempts to turn around the two-time world champions' faltering qualifying campaign.
Sampaoli banking on Messi for World Cup revival
New manager Jorge Sampaoli says he is looking to superstar Lionel Messi to revive Argentina's World Cup fortunes starting with Friday's friendly with Brazil in Melbourne.
After Bauza, Argentina dream of Sampaoli
Sitting fifth in the South American table -- outside the automatic qualifying spots -- the two-time World Cup champions are looking for a coach to turn things around after the beleaguered Argentine Football Association fired Bauza on Monday.
Barca visit hands Sampaoli last chance to impress
Jorge Sampaoli has a final shot to further his case to land his dream job at the end of the season when his slumping Sevilla side travel to Barcelona on Wednesday.