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Benitez: Argentina keeping tabs on Insua progress

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has claimed that Argentina national team boss Diego Maradona is monitoring the progress of defender Emiliano Insua.

Maradona is reportedly considering an international call-up for the 20-year-old, after he proved himself worthy of being first choice for the left-back position at Anfield.

"Maradona is watching him and the Argentina staff are monitoring the situation because they know he's doing well," Benitez told the club's official website.

"I think in the future - I don't know how long, but sooner rather than later - he will be with the national team."

Yet Benitez maintains that he has made no promises that the youngster will be an automatic choice and will still have to compete with Fabio Aurelio and Andrea Dossena, who are both close to proving their fitness.

"We knew he was a player with potential and he is improving," he added. "He already has some experience for his age and he's keen to learn. For us it's been a good addition and hopefully he'll continue playing well.

"He has to compete with Aurelio, who is a player with real quality, and with Dossena, a player with experience who is working very hard and who plays for Italy."

"He has to compete, but he'll have his chances."

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