Some days ago, John Reynoso was officially presented as coach of the peruvian national team for the Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. The national strategist arrives to replace Ricardo Gareca, who was in charge of the Bicolor for the last seven years and managed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
In his first press conference, the ‘Cabezón’ revealed some of the guidelines that he will have when making calls for the Bicolor. “What marks whether you are summoned or not is your present,” he said.
Given this, some soccer players could lose their place on the first list that the former Cruz Azul coach will present. In this note we tell you which players who were indisputable for the ‘Tiger’ would no longer be considered in this new era of the Blanquirroja.
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Throughout the process of Ricardo Gareca, Joseph Carvallo was regularly summoned to the peruvian national team. He even became part of the Bicolor list to play the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
However, the national goalkeeper is not going through his best moment in Universitario de Deportes. Thus, John Reynoso He could opt for other options in the goal, such as Carlos Cáceda, Alejandro Duarte and Franco Saravia, who have come to stand out in the local tournament.
Another indisputable from Ricardo Gareca’s stage in the peruvian national team it was Aldo Corzo. The footballer from Universitario de Deportes was the natural substitute for Luis Advíncula as right back for “Tigre” despite the questions from the fans and the national press.
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Nevertheless, John Reynoso I could put it aside to give the opportunity to new values, such as Alejandro Ramos and Jhilmar Lora, who have been showing good performance at FBC Melgar and Sporting Cristal, respectively.
Like the other players mentioned above, Christian Ramos was one of the indispensable in Ricardo Gareca’s payroll in the peruvian national team. The defender started during the final stretch of the Russia 2018 Qualifiers and the start of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.
Currently, it has continuity in Alianza Lima, but its level is not the same as it was a few years ago. Likewise, in that position there are other Peruvian players with a better performance, such as Anderson Santamaría, Alec Deneumostier and Yordi Vílchez, who are more suited to the style of play of John Reynoso.
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Miguel Trauco He was the head during most of the process of Ricardo Gareca in the peruvian national team. Despite the fact that on several occasions he did not have continuity, the ‘Tiger’ always showed his full support to the left back.
However, at the moment, the defender is without a team after completing his contract with Saint-Étienne of France. If this situation continues for September, the month in which the friendly against Mexico will take place, John Reynoso could prioritize other options, such as Marcos López, who would be close to signing for Feyenoord in the Netherlands, and Paolo Reyna, who has been a figure in FBC Melgar.
During the final stage of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers, Ricardo Gareca frequently summoned Raziel Garcia to peruvian national team. The Argentine considered him an ideal replacement for Christian Cueva on the midfield due to his playing characteristics.
Now, the midfielder has been relegated to the substitute bench for Tolima from Colombia. Given this, John Reynoso he could put it aside and summon other players with more competition rhythm.
Juan Reynoso pointed out that he closely follows the players of League 1
After the match between FBC Melgar and Internacional, John Reynoso spoke to the national press and said that he closely follows all the teams in the League 1 Betsson 2022.
“I am preparing everything for my first match with the national team, although right now I would prefer not to tell the details, because, like it or not, a lot of suspicion is generated. In general, the call date and the microcycles will be very similar to the previous process, what yes (I emphasize) is that we will be very close to the local tournament and the training sessions of all the national teams”, he indicated.