Spanish under 21 squad
Spain's under-21 side will also play two games next week, a Euro 2004 qualifier against Northern Ireland in Almansa and a friendly against Slovenia in Orense on the 11th and 15th October respectively. Juan Santiesteban and Armando Ufarte have made four changes from the previous squad, leaving out Tortolero, Corona, Robles and Villa and bringing in Mario, Jorge, Arzu and Arriaga, the latter two making their debuts at this level. (03.10.02).
The full squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Víctor Valdés (Barcelona), Reina (Villarreal)
Defenders: Del Horno (Athletic Bilbao), Fernando Navarro (Barcelona), Angel (Las Palmas), Miñambres and Rubén (Real Madrid), Mario (Valladolid)
Midfielders: Jorge (Atlético Madrid), Arzu (Betis), Arteta (Glasgow Rangers), Riera (Mallorca), Julio Alvarez (Rayo Vallecano), Xabi Alonso (Real Sociedad)
Forwards: Arriaga (Athletic Bilbao), Fernando Torres (Atlético Madrid), Portillo (Real Madrid), Reyes (Sevilla).