Edson Álvarez says that Tata Martino acted as if he didn’t know him during Qatar 2022 – La Opinion

Edson Álvarez says that Tata Martino acted as if he didn’t know him during Qatar 2022 – La Opinion

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Edson Álvarez did not play a minute in the 0-2 defeat against Argentina in the 2022 Qatar group stage. The Mexican midfielder stated that Gerardo Martino acted as if he did not know him.

“In the World Cup I didn’t feel like an undisputed starter, but I felt like I had a good chance of playing. In the game against Poland, everything was even going well, the relationship with him was the same as always. The game against Argentina arrives and pretend that I was a stranger, as if I had never seen myself play, I didn’t start and I didn’t play,” commented Edson Álvarez about that match.

Machín is one of the most regular players in Europe and this season He has earned a place in the midfield of West Ham, a team that is fighting for European places in the Premier League.

Álvarez highlighted that at some point during the calls with El Tri he had a good relationship with Gerardo Martino and they shared several things in common between them.

“I am grateful, at some point I had a great relationship with ‘Tata’. A relationship in which he came with me, we chat, we share ideas. He is a person who really likes to talk about football and was very interested in the Ajax system, we shared many things,” explained the footballer.

Gerardo Martino talks about Lio Messi’s recovery

The Argentine Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino, coach of Inter Miami, assured this Friday that Leo Messi “it is improving day by day” and that he has been working in the field for a few days, but it is still too early to know when he will be able to return to competition after the muscle injury suffered on March 14.

“(He is) recovering, he has been out on the field for a few days, he is improving day by day so we are attentive to his evolution. It’s still very premature, we have to wait at least next week,” said Martino when referring to Messi and the options of seeing him on the field on April 3 against Monterrey in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League.

“It is just the fourth day he has gone out to the field,” reported the coach. in a press conference organized on the eve of Inter Miami against the New York Red Bulls.

Messi, 36, suffered a muscle overload in the match against Nashville on March 14 and has not been able to join the Argentina concentration on this FIFA date.

The former Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain forward stayed in Miami to recover, with the match with Monterrey on April 3 as his objective.

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