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Marc Bartra called up to Spain National Team following Sergio Ramos' injury


Alex Grimm

Good news for Marc Bartra.

The 23-year-old Barcelona defender has been called up by Vicente del Bosque in a last-minute decision, and he'll be part of the Spain's National Team that is going to face Slovakia and Luxembourg for the UEFA Euro Cup Qualifiers. Bartra is replacing Sergio Ramos, who was diagnosed with a calf issue in his right leg during Monday's training session with La Roja.

Bartra is now the sixth Barça player representing Spain's NT on this international break. Another Blaugrana right-back, Gerard Piqué, returns to the squad, and he might get to be a starter after Ramos' injury.

Here's the complete list of Del Bosque's team:

Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), David De Gea (Manchester United), Kiko Casilla (Espanyol)

Defenders: Carvajal (R.Madrid), Juanfran (Atlético Madrid), Piqué (Barcelona), Bartra (Barcelona), Raúl Albiol (Napoli), Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Jordi Alba (Barcelona)

Midfielders: Iturraspe (Athletic Bilbao), Sergio Busquets (Barça), Koke (At. Madrid), Iniesta (Barça), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea), Rodrigo (Valencia), Juan Bernat (Bayern Munich), David Silva (Manchester City), Raúl García (At. Madrid)

Forwards: Pedro (Barça), Paco Alcácer (Valencia), Diego Costa (Chelsea)

Spain faces Slovakia on Thursday, and takes on Luxembourg three days later.

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