OFFICIAL: Argentina appoint Scaloni & Aimar as caretaker managers
If Lionel Messi continues his international career in his country’s friendlies next month, he will do so under a pair of interim managers
Lionel Scaloni and Pablo Aimar have been named as caretaker managers of Argentina.
The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) confirmed the 40-year-old’s appointment in a brief statement on Thursday.
Scaloni, who is Argentina’s Under-20 boss and will be accompanied by his current assistant and fellow former international Aimar with the senior side, is due to take charge of the September friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia.
“The AFA informs that, after the meeting of the executive committee, Lionel Scaloni will direct the next friendlies of the Argentine national team, along with his assistants Pablo Aimar and Martín Tocalli,” the AFA’s statement read.
“The three international matches we are going to play between now and the end of the year will be led by Scaloni and Aimar,” he said.