Torres and Mata called up to Spain squad

Torres and Mata called up to Spain squad

Champions League winners Fernando Torres and Juan Mata have been added to the Spain squad ahead of the upcoming friendlies against Serbia and South Korea, the Spanish football federation have announced.

The duo, who on Saturday helped Chelsea win the European Cup for the first time in their history, were initially absent from Vicente Del Bosque’s 21-man squad, along with players from Copa del Rey finalists Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao due to their club commitments.

However, the two forwards were today called up by Del Bosque.

A statement on the RFEF website read: “The national team coach, Vicente Del Bosque, has called up the Chelsea players Fernando Torres and Juan Mata. Both internationals will be joining the squad on May 25 in St Gallen.”

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