Youth international squads

Spanish under 21 squad

Spain's under 21 side will be playing a European qualifier against Kazakhstan on 25th March, the day before the full international against Italy. The match will take place in Antequera, near Málaga, and the following 19 players have been selected. Bojan drops down from the senior squad, and Sergio Asenjo, Crespo, Jurado and Kike Sola are the other changes from the group of players who faced France in last month's friendly. (19.03.08)

Goalkeepers: Roberto (Nàstic), Sergio Asenjo (Valladolid);
Defenders: Torrejón (Espanyol), Piqué (Manchester United), Monreal (Osasuna), Miguel Torres (Real Madrid), Crespo (Sevilla);
Midfielders: Javi Martínez (Athletic Bilbao), Jurado and Raúl García (Atlético Madrid), Granero (Getafe), Javi García (Osasuna), Diego Capel (Sevilla), Sisi (Valladolid);
Forwards: Bojan (Barcelona), Xisco (Deportivo), Kike Sola (Osasuna), Mata (Valencia).

Spanish under 17 squad

Defending champions Spain will be playing in the European Elite Round qualifiers, which will be taking place in Romania next week. The youngsters have been grouped together with Romania, Italy and Austria, with the winners going through to the finals in Turkey in May. A squad of 18 players has been called up, as follows (Oviedo's Pablo Peláez is a late replacement for Barcelona's Thiago Alcántara, who is injured). (19.03.08)

Athletic Bilbao: Erik Morán
Atlético Madrid: Keko Gontán
Barcelona: Carles Planas, Rubén Rochina, Martín Montoya
Betis: Manuel Gavilán
Elche: Álvaro Giménez
Espanyol: Ángel Martínez, Oscar Sielva
Liverpool: Dani Pacheco
Oviedo: Pablo Peláez
Racing Santander: Sergio Canales, Ángel Díaz
Real Madrid: Rubén Molero, Oriol Torres, Álvaro López
Real Sociedad: Jon Gaztañaga
Villarreal: Diego Jiménez