As title holders Spain brace up for the Euro 2016 games, some big names are already missing in the provisional squad list announced today May 17, 2016.
Juan Mata, Santi Cazorla, Diegi Costa and Fernando Torres are all excluded from the team.
Goalkeeper Iker Casillas finds favor in the eyes of Vincent De Bosque as he has been named Spain’s number one choice.
Spain are in Group D, and will take on Croatia, Czech Republic and Turkey in their bid to book their place in the knockout stages of the tournament.
Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas, David De Gea, Sergio Rico
Defenders: Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique, Marc Bartra, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal , Cesar Azpilicueta , Juanfran
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, David Silva, Mikel San Jose, Koke, Saul Niguez, Cesc Fabregas, Thiago Alcantara, Isco, Bruno Soriano
Forwards: Pedro Rodriguez, Alvaro Morata, Aritz Aduriz, Nolito, Lucas Vazquez
Image: Spain’s provisional list for Euro 2016.
Called up for pre-Euro 2016 friendlies:
Pau Lopez, Asenjo, Bellerin, Jony, D. Llorente, Mere, Suarez, Williams, Fornals, Oyarzabal