Ander Herrera: I thought David De Gea was winding me up when he told me this
Herrera was named in Julen Lopetegui’s squad for Spain's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Italy and Albania earlier this week.
The 27-year-old has represented his country at Under-20, 21 and 23 levels, but this is his first time with the senior squad.
But Herrera admits he thought his United team-mate De Gea was playing a joke on him after phoning him to tell him had been selected.
Herrera told Goal: “I was in Madrid, staying at a hotel in Paseo del Prado for a couple of days with my daughter and my girlfriend to enjoy the city and climate, which we missed a little bit [in England]! David... read more
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