|Born||22/01/1982 - Córdoba|
|Honours||Championship : 2010 (Newcastle United); Copa Libertadores : 2000 (Boca Juniors); Italian Super Coppa : 2004 (AC Milan); Olympic Games : 2004 (Argentina (oly.)); Primera A : 1999 (Boca Juniors), 2001 (San Lorenzo); U-20 World Cup : 2001 (Argentina U-20)|
|Clubs||Argentina, Newcastle United, Deportivo La Coruña, Villarreal CF, AC Milan|
It had been billed as a two-horse race for hot shot Robert Lewandowski, but now Chelsea have made a late move.
Fernando Gago was one of three players added to the Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers against Colombia and Ecuador.