- Fernando Torres has been left out of Vicente del Bosque’s squad for the Venezuela friendly next week due to his woeful form for Chelsea in front of goal this season. The Spanish striker has scored just 4 times in 29 games this season adding to his sole goal at the end of the last campaign, and has failed to find the net in over 5 months.
- Del Bosque told Spanish media that his performances of late had ‘been a bit irregular’ and that he would like to reward other strikers who merit a place in the squad more than the man who’s goal won the Euro 2008 Final. As a result, Roberto Soldado, Iker Muniain, Fernando Llorente and Alvaro Negredo are the strikers to have been named. [Read more...]
Tickets may not have completely sold out for the Olympic Football event, but once the hype gears into full throttle then you can be sure to see queues from as far away as Cristiano Ronaldo believes he can score from. Accumulating players from 4 countries is no easy feat and a draft of nearly 200 players have been murmured so it’s unsurprising for us Brits to be perplexed as to what will materialise come August without a known squad as yet.
Spain don’t have to deal with that dilemma, and with their Under 21 squad winning the European Championships last year, the country [Read more...]