Julen Lopetegui has called up an experienced squad of 23 players for the upcoming under 21 European finals, which will be taking place in Israel next month. The group includes several youngsters who have previously been included in the full international squad such as Isco, Thiago, De Gea and Montoya, and Carvajal, Morata and Alvaro González have also been recalled. The defending champions have been drawn in a difficult qualifying group together with Russia, Germany and Holland. (23.05.13)
Keepers: De Gea (Manchester United), Diego
Mariño (Villarreal), Joel (Wigan);
Defenders: Marc Bartra, Montoya, Muniesa (Barcelona), Dani Carvajal (Bayer Leverkusen), Nacho (Real Madrid), Iñigo Martínez (Real Sociedad), Alberto Moreno (Sevilla), Alvaro González (Zaragoza);
Midfielders: Koke (Atlético Madrid), Thiago (Barcelona), Sarabia (Getafe), Camacho, Isco (Málaga), Illarramendi (Real Sociedad), Canales (Valencia);
Forwards: Munian (Athletic Bilbao), Tello (Barcelona), Rodrigo (Benfica), Alvaro Vázquez (Getafe), Morata (Real Madrid).