Argentina will make a decision over the future of Jorge Sampaoli at the end of July after the coach takes charge of the Under-20 side.
With Jorge Sampaoli's future in doubt due to World Cup disappointment, 1978 hero Mario Kempes says he wants to take charge of Argentina.
"Without Lionel Messi, we are just another team," said Diego Maradona after Argentina were eliminated from the World Cup by France.
Kylian Mbappe upstages Lionel Messi, and France advances in the World Cup with a 4-3 victory over Argentina.
Lionel Messi could not stop France beating Argentina 4-3 in the World Cup round of 16 as his dreams of international glory slipped away.
Lionel Messi and Argentina are out of the World Cup, as Kylian Mbappe inspired a 4-3 win for France in the last 16 on Saturday.
Argentina's torrid World Cup campaign came to an end as a Kylian Mbappe-inspired France triumphed in Kazan.
Argentina coach has opted to not name an out-and-out striker for the last-16 clash with France, as Lionel Messi starts as a 'false nine'.
It would be "outrageous" if Argentina players picked the team instead of Jorge Sampaoli, but Diego Maradona does not think it happened.