Coach Luis Enrique Announced Spain Team For The FIFA World Cup

Coach Luis Enrique Announced Spain team

Luis Enrique announced his squad for the 2022 World Cup on Friday, which included Barcelona forward Ansu Fati.

This season, the 20-year-old Barcelona forward has not been at his best for his club and has not featured in any of the club’s Nations League matches.

Fati has been sidelined for most of the last two seasons due to repeated knee injuries. He has four caps for his country and one goal.

He was included on the list of 26 players for the tournament in Qatar, which did not include veteran Paris Saint-Germain defender Sergio Ramos, despite speculation about his return.

Having played 180 games for the national team, Ramos has found form and fitness with his club this season.

The coach of the Spanish national team, Luis Enrique, who brought only 24 players to the Euro 2020 tournament out of a possible 26, has elected to select his full roster this year.

Along with veteran players such as Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, both of whom played in Spain’s 2010 World Cup winning squad, the coach selected younger, less experienced players.

Nico Williams of Athletic Bilbao and Hugo Guillamon of Valencia were selected as well as Yeremy Pino of Villarreal.

There have been criticisms of Luis Enrique for not involving Real Madrid players, but Dani Carvajal and Marco Asensio were included in the squad.

Spanish Football Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeepers: Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao), Robert Sanchez (Brighton/ENG), David Raya (Brentford/ENG)

Defenders: Jose Gaya (Valencia), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Eric Garcia (Barcelona), Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City/ENG), Pau Torres (Villarreal), Hugo Guillamon (Valencia), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea/ENG), Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid)

Midfielders: Rodri (Manchester City/ENG), Koke (Atletico Madrid), Marcos Llorente (Atletico Madrid), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Gavi (Barcelona), Pedri Gonzalez (Barcelona), Carlos Soler (Paris SG/FRA)

Forwards: Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig/GER), Pablo Sarabia (Paris SG/FRA), Alvaro Morata (Juventus/ITA), Ansu Fati (Barcelona), Ferran Torres (Barcelona), Marco Asensio (Real Madrid), Nico Williams (Athletic Bilbao), Yeremy Pino (Villarreal)

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