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Spain Announces 24-Man Squad, 10 Stars Snubbed

Spain Announces 24-Man Squad, Snub 10 Stars

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By SL International - Mar 18, 2017 09:03 AM

Spain have announced their 24-man squad for their World Cup qualifier and international friendly against France, snubbing a few big names in the process.

Click through the gallery to see the stars who did not make Spain's latest squad.

La Roja will face Israel in their 2018 World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Municipal on Friday, 24 March, before they travel to France four days later for a friendly.

Chelsea duo Cesc Fabregas and Marcos Alonso, Manchester United's Juan Mata and FC Porto's Iker Casillas were among the names snubbed by coach, Julen Lopetegui.

Full 24-man squad:

Squad:
 
Goalkeepers: Pepe Reina (Napoli), David De Gea (Manchester United), Sergio Rico (Sevilla)
 
Defenders: Nacho, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Nacho Monreal (Arsenal), Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Javi Martinez (Bayern Munich)
 
Midfielders: Ander Herrera (Manchester United), Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Koke (Atletico Madrid), Isco (Real Madrid), Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich), David Silva (Manchester City), Asier Illarramendi (Real Sociedad)
 
Forwards: Vitolo (Sevilla), Alvaro Morata (Real Madrid), Diego Costa, Pedro (Chelsea), Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo), Gerard Deulofeu (AC Milan)
 
What do you think of Spain's latest squad? Have your say in the comment section below.


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MOKOKOTLO Joined: 10 Sep 2015
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MOKOKOTLO Mar 20, 2017 11:29 AM
I am a Man u fan but you can never compare mata to silva, the guy is talente and when it comes to pique and iniesta you just need that leadership from them. that is what bafana must do get letsholonyane and furman on the team to motivate the young stars
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khompelaless_G-SPY Joined: 27 Jul 2016
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khompelaless_G-SPY Mar 20, 2017 09:25 AM
mxm
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mulaudzimasindi25 Joined: 07 Jul 2014
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mulaudzimasindi25 Mar 19, 2017 10:13 PM
mxm ths squad will qualify bt they wont make it
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djshepzaro Joined: 16 Nov 2016
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djshepzaro Mar 19, 2017 11:34 AM
Mata?
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yaya-de-khosiah Joined: 04 Jan 2017
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yaya-de-khosiah Mar 19, 2017 10:23 AM
Alonso deserves to b in the squad since Alba is having injuries lately
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The Thobi Joined: 15 Mar 2017
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The Thobi Mar 19, 2017 08:51 AM
Very good squad
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sport police Joined: 22 Aug 2016
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sport police Mar 19, 2017 08:02 AM
Good squad
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Kwaitor12 Joined: 28 Feb 2017
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Kwaitor12 Mar 19, 2017 06:49 AM
It' beautfully
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machithazonke Joined: 10 Mar 2012
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machithazonke Mar 18, 2017 09:22 PM
Mara A. Iniesta n G. Pique... But what to say anyway
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moSHIMAne Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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moSHIMAne Mar 18, 2017 04:48 PM
Well balanced team Spaincelona
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Nebza_iambucs Joined: 14 Jun 2014
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Nebza_iambucs Mar 18, 2017 04:31 PM
Iniesta n pique ar finished nw
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Nebza_iambucs Joined: 14 Jun 2014
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Nebza_iambucs Mar 18, 2017 04:30 PM
Mata eish...he is d most underrated player iv ever seen...
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Mmolaoa tiisetso Joined: 17 Mar 2017
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Mmolaoa tiisetso Mar 18, 2017 03:38 PM
@Masimbakafisto nah Mata deliver 100%
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mzwakhile5 Joined: 08 Aug 2013
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mzwakhile5 Mar 18, 2017 03:30 PM
Good
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Mabotsa_Shabza_Khosi Joined: 20 Jun 2016
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Mabotsa_Shabza_Khosi Mar 18, 2017 03:22 PM
Not bad
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Masimbakafisto Joined: 11 Mar 2017
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Masimbakafisto Mar 18, 2017 02:55 PM
Mata is also a pure cow
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Golden Boots Joined: 08 Feb 2015
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Golden Boots Mar 18, 2017 02:43 PM
Marcos Alonso? Hector Bellerin?
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O_TH KHOSI Joined: 26 Feb 2015
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O_TH KHOSI Mar 18, 2017 02:05 PM
Looks like managers hate Juan Mata but it's fine for Man United,he will manage to rest
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Zugo48 Joined: 03 Sep 2016
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Zugo48 Mar 18, 2017 01:33 PM
Lloriente is not from Spain na?
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small bones Mar 18, 2017 01:31 PM
Mata is underrated player yazi

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