Uncapped Barcelona midfielder Pedri referred to as up for Spain forward of World Cup qualifiers

Uncapped Barcelona midfielder Pedri referred to as up for Spain forward of World Cup qualifiers

Pedri has been one of many stars of the season in La Liga after establishing himself as a key creator in Barca’s midfield.

Barcelona midfielder Pedri was referred to as as much as the Spain squad for the primary time on Monday forward of World Cup qualifiers in opposition to Greece, Georgia and Kosovo.

The 18-year-old Pedri has been one of many stars of the season in La Liga after establishing himself as a key creator in Barca’s midfield.

Likened to former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta, Pedri shall be pushing for a spot in Luis Enrique’s beginning line-up at this summer time’s European Championships.

There have been additionally returns to the squad for Barca left again Jordi Alba and Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara.

Alba has been out of favour since Luis Enrique’s re-appointment in 2019 whereas Thiago missed the final meet-up in November attributable to a knee harm.

Spain start their World Cup qualification marketing campaign in opposition to Greece in Granada on 25 March earlier than taking part in away in Georgia three days later. Their closing sport shall be in opposition to Kosovo in Seville on March 31.

Spain squad:

Goalkeepers: David De Gea (Manchester United/ENG), Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao), Robert Sanchez (Brighton/ENG)

Defenders: Pedro Porro (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Sergio Ramos (Actual Madrid), Inigo Martinez (Athletic Bilbao), Jose Gaya (Valencia), Eric Garcia (Manchester Metropolis/ENG), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Diego Llorente (Leeds/ENG)

Midfielders: Fabian Ruiz (Napoli/ITA), Pedri, Sergio Busquets (each Barcelona), Rodri Hernandez (Manchester Metropolis/ENG), Koke, Marcos Llorente (each Atletico Madrid), Sergio Canales (Actual Betis), Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool/ENG)

Forwards: Dani Olmo (Leipzig/GER), Mikel Oyarzabal (Actual Sociedad), Ferran Torres (Manchester Metropolis/ENG), Gerard Moreno (Villarreal), Alvaro Morata (Juventus/ITA), Bryan Gil (Eibar)

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