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Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto could be the surprising selection in the Spain squad for this summer’s World Cup, according to reports in the country.
Pep Guardiola claims the Premier League is ‘harder to win’ than La Liga after guiding Manchester City to a win away from the title.
Sergio Ramos has played down talk of Spain being among the favourites for the 2018 World Cup after their 6-1 victory over Argentina.
Marco Asensio is confident of landing a place in the Spain World Cup squad and believes ‘there is strong competition throughout the squad’.
Iago Aspas insists he is ‘fighting’ for his place in the Spain squad for the summer World Cup after netting against Argentina.
Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli accepts the blame for his side’s 6-1 defeat at Spain, but believes the match was well balanced.
Julen Lopetegui has played down talk of finalising his 23-man squad for the summer World Cup following the 6-1 thrashing of Argentina.
Diego Costa believes Spain should think of themselves as ‘favourites’ for the World Cup in Russia after beating Argentina 6-1 in a friendly.
Spain’s hat-trick hero Isco hailed ‘the confidence’ shown in him by Coach Julen Lopetegui, something he ‘has not earned’ at Real Madrid.
Isco netted his first professional hat-trick to help a sensational Spain thrash Argentina 6-1 in Tuesday’s friendly in Madrid.
Spain lead Argentina 2-1 at the break in Madrid thanks to goals from Diego Costa and Isco, while Nicolas Otamendi has pulled one back.
Diego Costa leads the line for Spain in Tuesday night’s friendly against a Lionel Messi-less Argentina, while Marco Asensio is also handed a start.
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Lionel Messi will not feature for Argentina against Spain tonight due to a hamstring injury, say reports in the Spanish press.
Lucas Vazquez is hopeful Barcelona star Lionel Messi plays for Argentina in Tuesday night’s friendly against Spain in Madrid.
Sergio Ramos has returned to training with the Spain national squad following the birth of his third child, it has been confirmed.
Lionel Messi is being tipped to start for Argentina against Spain after all, although Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero will not.
Lucas Hernandez has confirmed that France, not Spain, is ‘my country’, admitting he took ‘advice’ from Atletico Madrid teammate Antoine Griezmann.
Lucas Vazquez has expressed his desire to pit his wits against Lionel Messi when Spain play Argentina on Tuesday. “We always want to face the best…”
Saul Niguez claims Spain are ‘brimming’ with World Cup fever and warns his teammates Angel Correa ‘can do his thing at any moment’ for Argentina.
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi says he is ‘optimistic’ about facing Spain on Tuesday, despite his lack of preparation
Spain have announced that Manchester City midfielder David Silva has left the squad for ‘personal reasons’.
Sergio Ramos warned Spain’s rivals ‘we believe in this team, generation and what we’re doing on the pitch’ after Friday’s 1-1 draw with Germany.
Joachim Low believes Spain were ‘on par’ with Germany and will have ‘an important role to play’ at the World Cup after Friday’s 1-1 draw.
Julen Lopetegui hailed the ‘ambition’ of his Spain players after they held Germany to a 1-1 draw on Friday.
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