Negredo ‘displeased’ by Spain cut

Alvaro Negredo has admitted that he is unhappy at having missed Spain’s squad for the Confederations Cup, but has congratulated those called up.

The Sevilla striker was a notable omission from Vicente del Bosque’s provisional 26-man selection for this summer’s trip out to Brazil, with Roberto Soldado, Fernando Torres and David Villa taking the striking positions.

“I am displeased, yet it makes me think that I must keep working and doing things right so as to re-enter,” commented Negredo this week.

“It has not been a good year for Sevilla and in the end we have not achieved our objective. In the end it is a group, if things go wrong in the whole group then it can have an influence, but hey, the players who are going have a lot of merit.

“Roberto [Soldado] is having a great season, [David] Villa whenever selected scores goals and Fernando [Torres] has many goals, important goals.

“In the end it is up to the Coach, Villa does not play like a pure No 9, but more from the wing, the only one is Fernando, but Fernando has finished the season well.

“I congratulate them all for making the cut, in particular to Jesus [Navas].”

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