Spain's under 17 coach Santi Denía has called up the following 18 players for the upcoming European Championship Elite round, which will be played in Georgia later this month. As well as the hosts, Spain have fixtures against Ukraine and England. The group winners will go through to May's finals in Slovenia. (13.03.12)
Keepers: Rubén Blanco (Celta), Ander
Defenders: Héctor Bellerín (Arsenal), Alejandro Grimaldo (Barcelona), Jaime Sánchez (Cádiz), Víctor Ruíz (Málaga), Iván Saéz (Real Madrid), José Luis Gayá (Valencia);
Midfielders: Joaquín Fernández (Almería), Borja Martínez (Atlético Madrid), Sergi Samper (Barcelona), Antonio "Toño" Cotán (Sevilla), Álvaro Bustos (Sporting Gijón);
Forwards: Iván Calero (Atlético Madrid), Samuel Castillejo (Málaga), Daniel Iglesias (Deportivo), Juan Jesús Arguez (Sevilla), Álex Serrano (Sporting Gijón).
Called up for pre-training but left out of squad: Ramón Bueno (Villarreal).