Arsenal star Nacho Monreal receives Spain call-up following Jordi Alba injury
Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has been called up to Spain’s squad ahead of their World Cup qualifying match with Albania this weekend.
Monreal was initially left out of Julen Lopetegui’s party which travels to face Albania on Sunday evening but an injury to Jordi Alba has seen the 30-year-old left-back receive a last-minute call-up.
The Barcelona man was forced off the pitch in only the 20th minute in Spain’s match with Italy on Thursday night and was subsequently replaced by Real Madrid full-back Nacho.
Monreal joins Premier League stars David de Gea, Ander Herrera, David Silva, Diego... read more
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