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Argentina coach Scaloni: Barcelona star Messi better with us

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni is confident of the form of Barcelona star Leo Messi.

The Albiceleste face Uruguay and Brazil in World Cup qualification games on March 26 and 30 respectively.

"[Messi] is fine and when he's with us he's even better, so let's hope it stays that way," said Scaloni, who is looking ahead to a pair of tough games.

"[The matches will be] difficult as they all are here, but with the added factor that some players aren't in the best condition right now: Nico Gonzalez, [Giovani] Lo Celso, [Lucas] Ocampos...

"But we have to wait and look for options."

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