Friday August 29 2014
Raul Albiol in Spain squad

Raul Albiol has been included in Spain’s squad for a friendly against France and a Euro 2016 qualifier versus Macedonia.

The Napoli defender has been named in Vincente del Bosque’s first squad since La Roja’s embarrassing exit at the World Cup.

The national team play Les Bleus in Paris next Thursday, and then face the Eastern Europeans on September 8.

Juventus’ Fernando Llorente, Partenopei forward Jose Maria Callejon and Fiorentina playmaker Borja Valero all miss out however.

Spain squad: Iker Casillas, David de Gea, Kiko Casilla; Dani Carvajal, Juanfran, Sergio Ramos, Mikel San Jose, Raul Albiol, Marc Bartra, Jordi Alba, Cesar Azpilicueta; Sergio Busquets, Santi Cazorla, Cesc Fabregas, Ander Iturraspe, Pedro, Isco, David Silva, Andres Iniesta, Koke, Raul Garcia; Diego Costa, Paco Alcacer.