Former Argentina and Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli is set to join Brazilian club Santos, the club has announced.
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Pele also claimed Lionel Messi "only shoots with one leg, only has one skill and doesn't head the ball well."
Argentina are set to appoint Lionel Scaloni as coach on a permanent basis, ESPN sources say.
Diego Maradona's fine work with Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico has been appreciated by the man who founded a place of worship for him in Argentina.
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"I lived through the past and there wasn't as much that before. Hopefully it can continue. [In the past cycle], I didn't feel it," Icardi said.
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Mexico's 2018 comes to a sputtering end following another loss to Argentina on Tuesday but El Tri's midfield gave reason to hope in 2019 and beyond.
An early goal from Mauro Icardi and a late strike from Paulo Dybala gave Argentina their second win in a row with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni says if he has one regret in his six games in charge it is that he didn't get to coach Lionel Messi.
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"Obviously we want him to continue, but is not our decision," Argentina midfielder Paulo Dybala said of interim boss Lionel Scaloni staying on.
It was a disappointing display against Argentina's fluid attack, but the rare road test gives Mexico plenty to build on.
A first-half header from Ramiro Funes Mori and a second-half own goal from Isaac Brizuela gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico on Friday.
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"I [believe] that [Messi] will return to the national team, but it isn't a topic we have touched on and that we are thinking about," Scaloni said.
The tournament will take place on the 100th anniversary of the first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930.
"Personally, it would've great to play against him," the Mexico defender said of Messi, who continues his absence from the Argentina squad.
The 26-year-old Tottenham winger's last international appearance came in September 2016, a month before a hip problem sidelined him for over a year.
The surprising decision to play two friendlies in Argentina will test a young side that still faces an uncertain managerial situation.
Argentina will not rush Lionel Messi's return to the national team but will allow him to "finish chewing the disappointment of the World Cup."
Hirving Lozano was due to meet the squad in Cordoba ahead of Friday's first match against Argentina, but will miss both matches for Mexico.
Lamela, who has 23 caps, last played for the national side against Venezuela in a World Cup qualifier in 2016.
Argentina celebrated the 58th birthday of Diego Maradona on Wednesday by unveiling a bronze statue that recreates his famous goal against England.