The Manchester City star has been omitted from the 18-man roster for the South Americans, which features a maiden call-up for Universidad de Chile's Matias RodriguezArgentina coach Alejandro Sabella has elected to leave Carlos Tevez, Esteban Cambiasso and Javier Zanetti out of his foreign-based squad for the upcoming fixtures against Brazil and Ecuador.
While well-established players such as Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi have made the cut, Tevez has been overlooked after a turbulent season.
Meanwhile, there was also a call-up for Universidad de Chile's Matias Rodriguez, who could make his international debut despite indicating that he would be interested in representing Chile.
Argentina lock horns with Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier before facing Brazil in a friendly match on June 9.
Below you can find the squad in full:
|Marcos Rojo||Spartak Moscow|
|Pablo Zabaleta||Manchester City|
|Matias Rodriguez||Universidad de Chile|
|Sergio Aguero||Manchester City|
|Gonzalo Higuain||Real Madrid|
|Angel Di Maria||Real Madrid|
|Eduardo Salvio||Atletico Madrid|