Luis Enrique returns and summons Jordi Alba

Luis Enrique returns and summons Jordi Alba

Jordi Alba returns to the Spanish soccer team. The splendid moment of the side of Barça forced Luis Enrique to recover him and give him a place in the call for the next stop of selections. Spain will play next Thursday, day 15 (8:45 p.m.), against Croatia, in what will be their last match of the group stage of the League of Nations. The Spanish team needs to win – or improve the result of England against Croatia – to maintain the top position of the group. Luis Enrique's team adds six points, four from England and one from Croatia. Three days later, Sunday 18 (8:45 p.m.), Spain will face Bosnia and Herzegovina in a friendly match. The latter will be a good opportunity to take tests.

Alba, Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto, absent on the last list by injury, are the Barça players that make up the group. The sweet moment that Espanyol has seen has not gone unnoticed by the Asturian coach and he has opted for the defense Mario Hermoso, who premiered in the reigning category of the state team. Espanyol, in this way, will again have international players with Spain in its rows two years after Marco Asensio finally played for it. The Balearic was summoned for the first time by the selection in May of 2016, in a list with 10 young people more than served as support to the summons for the Eurocopa of France. He debuted with the absolute on May 29, 2016, precisely against Bosnia.

Espanyol returns to the Spanish team

Beautiful could follow his same destiny two years later. Throughout history there have been 44 players who, having contract with Espanyol, have played with the Spanish team. They are all in the international gallery, in the auditorium of RCDE Stadium. Luis Enrique witnessed Espanyol's win against Athletic last Monday, in a game where Hermoso proved decisive. The center is one of the most outstanding players of this start of the course of Espanyol. Madrid, 23, is in the spotlight of several European clubs, as well as Madrid, who has the option of repescarlo for the modest amount of 7.5 million.

Attentive to the cut, accurate in the short and long pass, excellent in the air game, both in defense and in attack, and with a great ability to anticipate and place, Hermoso is becoming in one of the best centers of the League. Forming a partner with David López, this course has played the 11 whole League games, which has also scored two goals. In addition, it has been a key to leaving the goal at zero in five of the eleven duels.


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