Lanzini to miss World Cup with knee injury

Adjust Comment Print

Argentina have confirmed West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and will miss the World Cup. His injury is a blow for Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli who had counted on Lanzini for his starting line up.

The seriousness of the injury also means Lanzini is likely to miss the opening games of the 2018-19 Premier League season.

The 25-year-old will have to show faith in his own ability to make his way back into Argentina's plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, although his focus now will merely be recovering from a severe injury.

Reese Witherspoon just confirmed that 'Legally Blonde 3' is officially on
Reese Witherspoon has confirmed that she will be reprising her role of Elle Woods for a third Legally Blonde film. Witherspoon's production company Hello Sunshine is set to produce the film.

France's Macron sees way forward on trade, Trump says working together
Mr Trump's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports has sparked anger, with even U.S. allies falling subject to them. Trudeau also spoke by phone Thursday with Giuseppe Conte, Italy's new prime minister, and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Melania Trump's Spokesperson Just Threw Giuliani Under the bus
The statement was "negligently, recklessly and intentionally published in a manner equaling malice", the lawsuit said. He denies teaming up with Cohen, and, in fact, claims he illegally recorded their conversations.

Following Manuel Lanzini's training ground injury on global duty, Inter Milan's talismanic striker Mauro Icardi is being lined up as his replacement for the Argentina squad to travel to Russian Federation this summer for the World Cup.

Lanzini was the man to start in Dybala's space, now the manager has another decision to make. Argentina have been training in Barcelona, home to forward Lionel Messi, before travelling to Russian Federation.

The attacking midfielder caught Sampaoli's eye with five goals in 29 appearances for West Ham last season.

Comments