Luis Enrique has called Barcelona trio Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, and Eric Garcia into his Spain squad but has allowed Pedri to continue his holiday.
The Spain boss has also included former Barca forward Abel Ruiz in his squad for September’s World Cup qualifiers against Sweden, Georgia and Kosovo.
Here’s Luis Enrique and the latest squad announcement video:
OFICIAL | @LUISENRIQUE21 pasa lista en la 'vuelta al cole' de nuestros internacionales.— Selección Española de Fútbol (@SeFutbol) August 26, 2021
Estos son los futbolistas convocados para los tres próximos encuentros de la @SeFutbol en la Fase de Clasificación a #Qatar2022.
¡Comienza un nuevo curso!
And here’s the squad in full:
Goalkeepers: Unai Simon, David De Gea, Robert Sanchez.
Defenders: Jordi Alba, Jose Luis Gaya, Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Llorente, Eric Garcia, Aymeric Laporte, Inigo Martinez, Raul Albiol
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Rodri, Koke, Mikel Merino, Carlos Soler, Brais Mendez.
Attackers: Pablo Fornals, Pablo Sarabia, Ferran Torres, Adama Traore, Alvaroa Morata, Gerard Moreno, Abel Ruiz.
Spain’s first fixture is in Sweden on September 2 before a home game in Badajoz three days later. The third match sees Lucho’s men head to Kosovo on September 8.
La Roja currently tops Group B with seven points from three games after wins over Kosovo and Georgia and a draw with Greece.