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Argentina's Manuel Lanzini tears right knee ligament, out of FIFA World Cup 2018

Argentina midfielder Manuel Lanzini has torn a ligament in his right knee, ruling him out of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Reported by: AP , Barcelona [ Published on: June 08, 2018 18:46 IST ]
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Manuel Lanzini of Argentina in action during a training session

Argentina midfielder Manuel Lanzini has torn a ligament in his right knee, ruling him out of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Lanzini was injured while the team trained in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday.

Argentina open their World Cup campaign in eight days against Iceland in Moscow.

The 25-year-old Lanzini, who plays for English club West Ham, was expected to be a starter for coach Jorge Sampaoli.

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