Spain Full Team Squad For FIFA World Cup 2022

Spain’s team selection has been one of the most discussed topics since the Euro 2020. Many of the Real Madrid supporters labelled Luis Enrique as biased for not picking any Blancos players in his Euro or Nations League squads. However, the former Barcelona manager has done pretty well even with one of the youngest squads of those competitions. Firstly, he helped Spain reaching semifinal at the Euro and then his side was featured in the UNL final. Here we will let you know, which guys are gonna be picked and selected by Enrique for the Qatar WC.

Spain Team Squad for FIFA WC 2022

Position Player Name Current Club
Goalkeeper Unai Simón Athletic Bilbao
Goalkeeper David de Gea Manchester United
Goalkeeper Robert Sánchez Brighton & Hove Albion
Defender Aymeric Laporte Manchester City
Defender Eric García FC Barcelona
Defender César Azpilicueta Chelsea FC
Defender Marcos Alonso Chelsea FC
Defender Pau Torres Villarreal CF
Defender Jordi Alba FC Barcelona
Defender Reguilon Tottenham Hotspur
Defender José Gayà Valencia
Defender Inigo Martinez Athletic Bilbao
Midfielder Sergio Busquets FC Barcelona
Midfielder Rodri Hernandez Manchester City
Midfielder Koke Atlético Madrid
Midfielder Pedri Gonzalez FC Barcelona
Midfielder Thiago Alcántara Liverpool FC
Midfielder Yeremi Santos Villarreal CF
Midfielder Pablo Gaviria FC Barcelona
Midfielder Pablo Fornals West Ham
Midfielder Dani Olmo RB Leipzig
Forward Mikel Oyarzabal Real Sociedad
Forward Ferran Torres Manchester City
Forward Pablo Sarabia Sporting CP
Forward Álvaro Morata Juventus
Forward Gerard Moreno Villarreal CF

Manager: Luis Enrique.

Unai Simon was picked as the first choice goalkeeper at the Euro and he did extremely well to sit out David De Gea. He helped the side win the shoot-out against Switzerland. He also saved a penalty in the shoot-out against Italy but somehow his side was knocked out. Then the Bilbao number one, stood between the post in the UEFA Nations League semifinal and final. Thus, he is expected to be the first choice GK in the Qatar WC as well. David De Gea also has been in very good form for Man Utd recently but he might have to sit out as the 2nd choice option. Brighton’s Robert Sanchez will be the 3rd choice goalie in the squad.

Cesar Azpilicueta is an experienced defender and will be a key figure. He has been sensational both at the club and national level competitions. He will start as the first choice right back. The center back position will be possibly occupied by Aymeric Laporte and Pau Torres. By the way, Eric Garcia may also get his chance and in that case, Pau Torres might have to start from the bench. The left back position will see a tough competition in between experienced Jordi Alba, in form Marcos Alonso and Reguilon.

Two almost certain starters in the squad will be captain Sergio Busquets and Pedri Gonzalez. The Barca duo’s 3rd partner might be rotated based on the respective match opponent. Koke, Thiago Alcantara, Rodri Hernandez and Gavi, any one of these four might be the 3rd starter alongside Busquets and Pedri while others might get their place at the bench. Spain always had top class midfield in the recent past. They may not match the quality of the likes of Xavi, Iniesta but the current Spanish midfielders are highly potential and capable of making a difference.

The front line might consist of Ferran Torres, Mikel Oyarzabal and Dani Olmo. However, you can see a few variations as well. Mikel Oyarzabal will face a tough fight with Gerard Moreno. Juventus forward Alvaro Morata will be keen to make his goal scoring stat as well as converting ratio more better. Meanwhile, Sporting CF attacker Pablo Sarabia will also be a handy option as well.

Predicted Starting Lineup:

Formation: 4-3-3

Goalkeeper: Unai Simon.

Defense: Cesar Azpilicueta, Aymeric Laporte, Pau Torres, Jordi Alba.

Midfield: Sergio Busquets, Pedri Gonzalez, Rodri Hernandez.

Attack: Ferran Torres, Dani Olmo, Mikel Oyarzabal.

Key Players:

Ferran Torres, Dani Olmo, Cesar Azpilicueta, Aymeric Laporte, Pedri Gonzalez.

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