National coach Julen Lopetegui has offered the squad of the Spanish National Team to face the clashes against Israel (March 24) and France (March 28). After four months without making a call the Spanish coach has published the list of 25 footballers who will be measured to the Israeli table in official match for the classification for the 2018 World Cup, to be played at the stadium El Molinón de Gijón, and the French In friendly match that will take place in Saint Denis.
News and heavyweight return
The big surprises in the list of the Guipuzcoano technician is the absence of Sergi Roberto and the presence of Gerard Deulofeu. The Barca has fallen from the squad after signing the decisive goal left in the ditch to PSG, while the great performance of the Milan striker has opened again the doors of the Absolute Selection.
Heavyweights like Iniesta, Pique, Jordi Alba or Sergio Ramos return to the call after absent in the previous one. Others who are also called again are Sergio Rico, llarramendi, Aspas, Javi Martinez and Pedro.
These are the 25 summoners:
Defenses: Jordi Alba, Azpilicuata, Monreal, Nacho, Piqué, Javi Martínez, Sergio Ramos, Carvajal.
Midfielders: Ander Herrera, Busquets, Illarramendi, Iniesta, Isco, Thiago, Koke, Silva.
Forwards: Pedro, Morata, Diego Costa, Deulofeu, Iago Aspas and Vitolo.