Spain Leave Out Monreal, Pedro, Azpilicueta From Squad… Call Up Moreno
Spain will play Costa Rica in Malaga on November 11th and take on Russia in St Petersburg on November 14th as they begin their preparations for next summer’s World Cup finals, which will be held in Russia.
Lopetegui has decided to give an opportunity to Liverpool’s former Sevilla left back, Alberto Moreno, while also recalling Luis Alberto, another former Sevilla youngster who is now playing with Lazio in Italy.
Speaking to the press the coach commented that Valencia midfielder Dani Parejo has also been close to the squad “but not everyone can come,” while adding that he was “counting” on striker Diego Costa, who is unable to play for Atletico Madrid until the start of January.
Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Pepe Reina, Kepa Arrizabalaga
Defenders: Alvaro Odriozola, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos , Nacho Fernandez, Jordi Alba, Marc Bartra, Alberto Moreno
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Thiago Alcantara, Andres Iniesta, Isco Alarcon, David Silva, Marco Asensio, Saúl Níguez, Asier Illarramendi, Luis Alberto, Suso
Forwards: Vitolo, Jose Callejon, Alvaro Morata, Iago Aspas, Rodrigo Moreno.