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The Argentinian of Messi will prepare the World-wide in Can Barça

Published:13/11/2017 - 23:21h

Updated:14/11/2017 - 18:31h

From the Catalan press ensure that the Association of the Argentinian Football (AFA) has planned to prepare the World-wide of Russia 2018 in the installations of the FC Barcelona, in a 'stage' of roughly ten days in the Ciutat Esportiva

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The selection of Argentina that directs Jorge Sampaoli wants to prepare of the best possible way of face to the World-wide of Russia 2018, that will struggle for conquering after having classified of way agónica, with a 'hat-trick' of Leo Messi in front of Ecuador in the last day of the phase of classification that served to the albiceleste to classify of direct way.

Now, from the newspaper 'Sport' ensure that the Association of the Argentinian Football (AFA) is ultimando an agreement with the FC Barcelona to be able to make during ten days a 'stage' of training in the installations of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, preparation that could include even a friendly party in the Camp Nou against any another selection.

The details of the plan are still for defining, but the reality is that the AFA search to day of today a place in Europe to train -in these Argentinian dates will go in in the winter- and Barcelona has all the ballots to turn into the just ideal stage before travelling to Russia, with reason of the World-wide that begins on 14 June.

Between finals of May and principles of June, therefore, foresees that all the selection albiceleste concentrate during some days in the City Condal, if they fulfil the plans of the AFA, since of this way also his two more important players, Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano, will be more comfortable in an environment that already know, without need to separate of his families.

The installations of the Barça are not the only option

The Catalan newspaper ensures that the plans of the AFA go through to play several friendly of preparation of face to the World-wide, that will decide after the draw of groups of 1 December. One of them could play in front of Israel in front of Tel Aviv, but another could contest in the Camp Nou.

On the other hand, another option of accommodation that values the AFA is a German village, Herzogenarauch, that is the headquarters of Adidas, main sponsor of the Argentinian selection. And it is that the fact that the FC Barcelona was sponsored by Nike could generate a conflict of interests between Adidas and the Association of the Argentinian Football.

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