Spanish coach Vincente Del Bosque has ommited a lot of noteable names from the Spanish Euro 2016 squad unveiled this afternoon.
The former Real Madrid’s manager surprisingly left out striking duo of Athletico Madrid and Chelsea, Fernando Torres and Diego Costa while Arsenal duo of Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin are also left out. Manchester united’s Juan Mata is also left out whileLucas Vazquez who has had a good season with Realmadrid is included in the squad alongside Athletico madrid’s sensation, Saul Niguez. 35-year old Athletico Bilbao’s striker is also included in the 25-man provisional squad.
Spain travel to France next month hoping to retain the crown they won in Ukraine and Poland four years ago and they begin against Czech Republic in Toulouse on 13 June.Here are the squad in full;
Goalkeepers: I Casillas, D de Gea, S Rico,
Defenders: S Ramos, G Pique, D Carvajal, J Alba, M Bartra, C Azpilicueta, M San Jose, Juanfran
Midfielders: Bruno, S Busquets, Koke, Thiago, A Iniesta, Isco, D Silva, Pedro, C Fabregas, S Niguez,
Strikers: A Aduriz, Nolito, A Morata, L Vazquez.