Angel Correa desperate for Argentina starting role in Lionel Messi absence
Argentine forward Angel Correa says he is ready to fill the void left by talismanic striker Lionel Messi for their World Cup qualifier away at Peru on Thursday.
Five-times World Player of the Year Messi will miss the fixture with a thigh problem, giving the 21-year-old Atletico Madrid forward Correa a chance to add to his five caps.
'There is only one Messi,' Correa told reporters after training on Tuesday.
'I am happy to be here and if I am to replace him then I will try to do it in the best way possible and help the team.'
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