SPAIN | EURO 2016
No Torres, Mata, Diego Costa or Cazorla in provisional Euro list
Vicente Del Bosque announced his provisional squad of 25 players ahead of Euro 2016 on Tuesday. Two players will lose out, with the definitive 23 list due on May 31.Roma vs Atlético Madrid live online coverage
Vicente del Bosque announced his provisional pre Euro 2016 squad on Tuesday at the Spanish FA headquarters in Las Rozas.
The omissions of Diego Costa and Fernando Torres were the major surprises on the tournament pre-list of 25 players. The coach will need to drop two of the 25 as the definitive squad of 23 for the competition needs to be submitted on May 31. Lucas Vázquez and Saúl, are the new faces in the "La Roja".
Del Bosque will have to do without a considerable amount of players as both Real Madrid and Atlético are the finalists in the Milan, May 28 Champions League final.. To augment the squad the coach from Salamanca has drafted in 11 U-21 players.
Spain play three friendly games ahead of their Euro 2016 debut against the Czech Republic. They face Bosnia on May 29, South Korea on June 1 and finish with a match against Georgia on June 7.
Full pre-Euro 2016 squad list of 25:
De Gea (Manchester United)
Sergio Rico (Sevilla)
Carvajal (Real Madrid)
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
San José (Athletic)
Silva (Manchester City)
Lucas Vázquez (Real Madrid)
Isco (Real Madrid)
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