World Cup qualifiers

Injured Gago in Argentina squad

June 3, 2013
By ESPN staff
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has selected former Real Madrid and Roma midfielder Fernando Gago for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Colombia and Ecuador, despite the 27-year-old struggling with injury concerns.

Gago has been ruled out for Velez Sarsfield in recent weeks, but Sabella has shown faith in him due to his partnership with Javier Mascherano. He is one of three domestic-based players drafted into the squad, including Boca Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Orion and Velez's ...

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