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Spain coach Luis de la Fuente names final squad for EURO 2024

Spain coach Luis de la Fuente names final squad for EURO 2024

Baku, June 7, AZERTAC

Manager Luis de la Fuente named Spain's 26-man roster with three players cut from the team’s EURO 2024 squad, according to Anadolu Agency.

Barcelona defender Pau Cubarsi, Girona midfielder Aleix Garcia, and Atletico Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente were axed from the initial provisional selection.

De la Fuente replaced Luis Enrique in December 2022 after the Spaniard's World Cup elimination against Morocco in the last 16.

Spain, which lifted trophies in the 1964, 2008 and 2012 championships, were drawn in Group B and will play against Albania, Croatia, and Italy.

The group stage will kick off on June 14 and conclude on June 26. The Round of 16 will be played from June 29 to July 2.

The quarterfinals are scheduled for July 5-6. The semifinals are on July 9-10. The Grand Final will be at Berlin's Olympiastadion on July 14.

Spain squad in full is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao), Alex Remiro (Real Sociedad), David Raya (Arsenal)


Defenders: Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Jesus Navas (Sevilla), Aymeric Laporte (Al-Nassr), Nacho Fernandez (Real Madrid), Robin Le Normand (Real Sociedad), Dani Vivian (Athletic Bilbao), Alex Grimaldo (Bayer Leverkusen), Marc Cucurella (Chelsea)


Midfielders: Rodrigo (Manchester City), Martin Zubimendi (Real Sociedad), Fabian Ruiz (Paris St-Germain), Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad), Pedri (Barcelona), Alex Baena (Villarreal), Fermin Lopez (Barcelona)


Forwards: Alvaro Morata (Atletico Madrid), Joselu (Real Madrid), Dani Olmo (Leipzig), Nico Williams (Athletic Bilbao), Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad), Ayoze Perez (Real Betis), Ferran Torres (Barcelona), Lamine Yamal (Barcelona).

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