However, he is also a former Atlasof Mexicohad an active interference in the initial calls for Scaloni back in 2018, when he was interim after the departure of jorge sampaoliand even later (he was in the double call of November 2020 against Paraguay Y Uruguaybut did not play).
Although for his present (more than for that past), the chances of being on the final list are low, at least kannemann has the recognition of Scaloni to be part of a pre-world roster.
The other big surprise Scaloni in the preliminary list is the presence of Alexander Garnachothe 18-year-old juvenile born in Spain who plays in the Man Utd English.
In the midst of the mass of injured that the campus has, with two more serious cases such as those of Giovani Lo Celso Y paulo dybalathe technician of the selected one, who is in Buenos Aires together with his group of collaborators and will travel next Sunday together with the president of AFA, Claudio TapiaCourse to qatar (they will remain there for a couple of days reconnoitring the Argentine concentration before moving to Arab Emirateswhere they will stay until they return to the World Cup headquarters), analyzes the future.
It is that the dozen injured, surely unthinkable at this point in the “soirée”, is becoming a capital requirement for the coaching staff of the selectionsince it permanently forces him to be attentive to choosing possible substitutes for some footballers who, as in the case of Christian Romerohave recurrent muscle injuries. In fact “Cuti” plays in the same position as kannemann.
Despite this, some footballers who have spoken in recent hours, such as the cases of another defender such as German Pezzella or the attacker Julian Alvarezconfirmed their confidence that “Argentina is going to have a good World Cup”.
The 44 registered in the preliminary list are the following:
Archers: Emiliano Martínez, Gerónimo Rulli, Juan Musso, Franco Armani, Agustín Marchesín and Agustín Rossi.
Defenders: Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, Germán Pezzella, Nicolás Otamendi, Lisandro Martínez, Walter Kannemann, Marcos Acuña, Nicolás Tagliafico, Juan Foyth, Facundo Medina, Nehuén Pérez, -Lucas Martínez Quarta and Marcos Senesi.
Midfielders: Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso, Alexis Mac Allister, Guido Rodríguez, Alejandro Gómez, Enzo Fernández, Exequiel Palacios, Thiago Almada, Nicolás Domínguez, Lucas Ocampos and Maximiliano Meza.
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martínez, Ángel Di María, Julián Álvarez, Paulo Dybala, Nicolás González, Ángel Correa, Joaquín Correa, Giovanni Simeone, Emiliano Buendía, Lucas Alario and Alejandro Garnacho.