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Spanish international squads

Four new faces in Luis Enrique’s squad for the upcoming friendly with Wales and Nations League tie against England, Koke, Marc Bartra and Paco Alcácer recalled, and Wolverhampton's Jonny called up for the first time. Dani Carvajal, Isco, Sergi Roberto and Diego Costa all drop out due to injury (as well as Diego Llorente, who was already injured), and Iñigo Martínez was left out as well. Spain’s under 21 manager Luis de la Fuente also announced his squad for the European qualifiers against Albania and Iceland, and with classification for the finals already in the bag, he drafted in four players who are new at this level, Daniel Martín, Sergi Palencia, Angeliño Tasende and Dani Olmo. Full squads as below. (04.10.18)

Senior squad:
Keepers: Kepa (Athletic Bilbao), Pau López (Betis), De Gea (Manchester United);
Defenders: Marc Bartra (Betis), Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso (Chelsea), Raúl Albiol (Napoli), Nacho and Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Gayà (Valencia), Jonny (Wolverhampton);
Midfielders: Koke, Rodri and Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético Madrid), Busquets (Barcelona), Thiago (Bayern Munich), Dani Ceballos and Marco Asensio (Real Madrid);
Forwards: Paco Alcácer (Borussia Dortmund), Iago Aspas (Celta), Morata (Chelsea), Suso (AC Milan), Rodrigo (Valencia).

Under 21 squad:
Keepers: Sivera (Alavés), Unai Simón (Athletic Bilbao), Daniel Martín (Sporting Gijón);
Defenders: Unai Nuñez (Athletic Bilbao), Sergi Palencia (Bordeaux), Jorge Meré (Köln), Aarón Martín (Mainz), Angeliño Tasende (PSV Eindhoven), Jesús Vallejo (Real Madrid), Pol Lirola (Sassuolo);
Midfielders: Marc Roca (Espanyol), Fabián (Napoli), Pape Chiek (Olympique Lyon), Zubeldia (Real Sociedad), Carlos Soler (Valencia), Alfonso Pedraza and Pablo Fornals (Villarreal);
Forwards: Dani Olmo (Dinamo Zagreb), Rafa Mir (Las Palmas), Borja Mayoral (Levante), Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad).