For the first time, Luis de la Fuente has included Athletic footballer Oihan Sancet, 23, on a Spanish national team list, the only debut in the squad for next week’s two games, against Scotland and Norway, qualifiers for the Next summer’s Euro Cup in Germany. The coach has also recovered Sevilla player Jesús Navas, who had returned to the national team in June to play in the final phase of the Nations League, and Madrid player Fran García, who had also been part of that expedition. Mikel Oyarzabal, from Real Sociedad, also returns, absent in the last calls. Barcelona player Lamine Yamal, 16, remains among those chosen.

This is the complete list of Luis de la Fuente:

Goalkeepers: Unai Simón (Athletic), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Real Madrid) and David Raya (Arsenal).

Defenses: Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Jesús Navas (Sevilla), Aymeric Laporte (Al-Nassr), Robin Le Normand (Real Sociedad), Pau Torres (Aston Villa), David García (Osasuna), Alejandro Balde (Barcelona) and Fran García (Real Madrid).

Midfielders: Rodri Hernández (Manchester City), Martín Zubimendi (Real Sociedad), Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad), Gavi (Barcelona), Fabián Ruiz (Paris Saint-Germain), Oihan Sancet (Athletic).

Fronts: Álvaro Morata (Atlético de Madrid), Joselu (Real Madrid), Lamine Yamal (Barcelona), Ferran Torres (Barcelona), Yéremy Pino (Villarreal), Nico Williams (Athletic) and Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad).

Spain has two decisive matches ahead of it for qualification for next summer’s Euro Cup in Germany. On Thursday, October 12 (8:45 p.m., La1), Scotland faces Scotland at the La Cartuja stadium in Seville, which arrives as the leader of group A, with 15 points in five games, six more than Spain, which has played one game less. De la Fuente’s project suffered its first setback precisely against Scotland at Hampden Park in March, where the team was defeated (2-0).

Next week’s duel could be decisive: Scotland would seal its qualification for the European Championship if it beats Spain again, or if Norway does not win in Cyprus. The first two in the group qualify for the summer tournament, although if Spain did not finish in those positions, it would still have the opportunity of the play-offs, in which a place was guaranteed after winning the last edition of the League in June. the nations.

After playing against Scotland, the team’s next match will be on Sunday, October 15 (8:45 p.m., La1), in Oslo, against the Norway of Earling Haaland and Martin Odegaard.

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