Luis Milla named a provisional pre-Olympic squad for a warm-up game against Egypt on 28th February, including first time call-ups for De Marcos and Iturraspe. The pre-Olympic side is largely based on last season's under 21 squad, and first-teamers Javi Martínez, Muniain, Thiago and Mata are all expected to be selected when the final line-up for London is announced in the summer. (24.02.12)
Spanish pre-Olympic squad:
Keepers: De Gea (Manchester United), Diego
Defenders: San José (Athletic Bilbao), Domínguez (Atlético Madrid), Montoya (Barcelona), Didac (Espanyol), Azpilicueta (Olympique Marseille), Botía (Sporting Gijón), Víctor Ruíz (Valencia);
Midfielders: Ander Herrera, De Marcos and Iturraspe (all Athletic Bilbao), Koke (Atlético Madrid), Isaac Cuenca (Barcelona), Oriol Romeu (Chelsea), Diego Capel (Sporting Lisbon);
Forwards: Adrián (Atlético Madrid), Tello (Barcelona), Rodrigo (Benfica), Isco (Málaga).
Spain beat Egypt 3-1 (details)