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Argentina name Perez as Lanzini’s replacement

Barcelona, June 9: Argentina on Saturday named midfielder Enzo Perez as their replacement for injured Manuel Lanzini in their squad. Lanzini on Friday hurt his right knee during training, ruling himself out of the World Cup. His replacement, Perez, 32, who plays for River Plate, has so far appeared 21 times for Argentina. IANS