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Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez has hinted that he wants to represent Spain over France. “It’s in the hands of lawyers…”
Premier League side Everton are reportedly considering a January swoop for Spanish left-back Juan Bernat.
Lionel Messi’s father says while the No 10 has no Barcelona exit clause if Catalonia gains independence, they would still need to play “in a top League.”
Spain boss Julen Lopetegui says he is hoping Diego Costa’s “competitive spirit” will shine through but denies Lucas Hernandez can play for the country.
Manchester City have confirmed that Spain international David Silva will be out indefinitely due to ‘personal’ reasons.
Spain boss Julen Lopetegui has confirmed that Olympique Lyonnais striker Mariano Diaz could represent the country at next summer’s World Cup.
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that “when I retire, I want to try making films” but insists he has a lot more to give in football.
Manchester City playmaker Brahim Diaz has rejected the chance to play for Morocco in the hope of representing Spain in the future, say reports.
Former Spanish FA (RFEF) president Angel Maria Villar insists he will not be to blame if Spain are excluded from next summer’s World Cup.
The RFEF has rubbished talk that Spain could be expelled from the World Cup but confirmed it will meet FIFA after Christmas.
FIFA has reportedly warned Spain that they risk being expelled from the World Cup due to possible political interference.
Atletico Madrid and France Under-21 defender Lucas Hernandez has reportedly accepted an offer from Spain to represent them at the World Cup.
One-time Spain international Munir El Haddadi has confirmed that “I’d like to play for Morocco at the World Cup.”
Julen Lopetegui believes Spain have been dealt “a complicated, difficult and tough” World Cup group containing Portugal, Morocco and Iran.
Spain have been drawn with Portugal, Iran and Morocco in Group B of next summer’s World Cup finals in Russia in Friday’s draw.
Pep Guardiola has hailed the longevity of David Silva’s excellence at Manchester City and believes there are many more years to come.
Santi Cazorla has confirmed he underwent further surgery on his Achilles injury to further delay his return to first-team football.
Former Spain and Real Madrid defender Fernando Hierro has been appointed as the new sporting director for The Spanish Football Association.
Spain have climbed two places in the latest set of FIFA World Rankings into 6th by leapfrogging Poland and Switzerland.
Bayern Munich midfielder and Spain international Thiago Alcantara has sustained a ‘serious muscle injury’ and is set for a lengthy absence.
FC Porto Coach Sergio Conceicao believes Iker Casillas could form part of Spain’s squad for next summer’s World Cup in Russia.
Milan forward Suso is hopeful of earning a spot in Spain’s World Cup squad for next summer’s tournament in Russia.
Julen Lopetegui believes the past year “couldn’t have been any better” for Spain, despite accepting Russia “made us suffer” in Tuesday’s 3-3 draw.
Russia came back from behind twice to draw 3-3 with Spain on Tuesday, in a surprisingly end-to-end World Cup rehearsal.
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