However, perhaps the most surprising name on the list was that of Robert Sanchez – the goalkeeper who has spent the last two seasons on loan at lower league English clubs Forest Green Rovers and Rochdale respectively.
His call-up to the senior Spanish national side is particularly surprising as he has never represented his nation at any level.
The 23-year-old has established himself as Brighton’s number one goalkeeper this campaign and has made 17 senior appearances.
He joined the club in 2015, aged just 15, from Levante and is now set to be capped at senior international level, just one year after playing for Rochdale in League One.
David De Gea and Unai Simon of Athletic Bilbao are the other two goalkeepers in the squad.