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Pizzi names Chile Copa America Centenario squad

Juan Antonio Pizzi has announced the final Chile squad for the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament, held in the USA from June 3 to June 26.

La Roja arrive at the showpiece tournament as reigning champions, having won their first ever Copa America trophy last year by defeating Argentina in the final.

Chile were again pitted against La Albiceleste, while minnows Panama and Bolivia are the remaining two sides in Group D.

La Roja head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has finalised his Copa America squad, with midfielder Jorge Valdivia one of the players who failed to make the cut.

The other star names are on the roster, but Marcelo Larrondo will have to wait some more before making his debut as he is out injured.

Bologna midfielder Erick Pulgar is included, as is Liga de Quito winger Edson Puch, who has just six Chile caps to his name.

Chile Copa America squad:

Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo (Barcelona), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Cristopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica);

Defenders: Mauricio Isla (Marseille), Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Catolica), Gonzalo Jara (Universidad de Chile), Enzo Roco (Espanyol), Gary Medel (Inter Milan), Eugenio Mena (Sao Paulo), Jean Beausejour (Colo Colo);

Midfielders: Marcelo Diaz (Celta), Francisco Silva (Jaguares), Erick Pulgar (Bologna), Arturo Vidal (Bayern), Matias Fernandez (Fiorentina), Charles Aranguiz (Leverkusen), Pablo Hernandez (Celta).

Forwards: Fabian Orellana (Celta), Edson Puch (LDU Quito), Mauricio Pinilla (Atalanta), Nicolas Castillo (Catholic University), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Eduardo Vargas (Hoffenheim).

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