Jorge Sampaoli, Argentina coach, will drop superstars Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero in their final Group D match against Nigeria, a report has said.
The coach is said to be experimenting a 4-3-3 formation without Messi, Aguero, Lucas Biglia, Marcos Acuna and Willy Caballero. The Albiceleste lost to Croatia in their second group game at the ongoing World Cup leaving with one point from their draw against Iceland.
Argentine daily sports magazine Ole published a picture revealing Sampaoli’s starting XI against Nigeria at their training base in Bronnitsy on Saturday. In the picture, the scribbles on the notebook showed two seven-a-side teams facing each other, excluding Messi.