FERMÍN, NOTHING TO BE CALLED WITH SPAIN
Fermín López's great performance at Barça puts the Spanish team on alert
Published:1/10/2023 - 19:31h
Updated:1/10/2023 - 19:40h
Fermín López is having an outstanding 2023, surprising everyone and everyone. Due to his excellent performances with Barça, the Spanish Under-21 team would be following him closely to be able to call him up for the next matches they have on their calendar
Fermín López is shining in the FC Barcelona. After a beginning of season in which had limited minutes of game in front of the Villarreal CF, the native of The Campillo has begun to see recompensada his patience and proof. It has participated in several meetings, debuting in the League of Champions in front of the Amberes (32') and seeing also against the Mallorca (26') and the Seville FC (53') in LaLiga, where has showed his remarkable quality and has given a different rhythm to the game of the Barça.
These performances no only have established it like a real option to consider by Xavi to reinforce the decimated midfield, because of the drops of Frenkie of Jong and Pedri, but they also have called the attention of the managers of the inferior categories of the Spanish selection. They have been following it during some time, but now seems that these performances have finished to convince them to give the definite step.
Fermín would be receiving his first called international with Spain
It is important to remember that, to his 20 years, Fermín López still has not been summoned for any of the lower categories of the Spanish selection, being one of the few, but the only, of the players of the FC Barcelona that has arrived to the first team without having formed part previously of at least a process with 'The Rojita'.
As it informs 'SPORT', the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) has included it in the prelista of players to summon to the selection Sub-21, where the midfield player is a strong candidate to form part of the team of Santi Denia that will play a friendly against Uzbekistan the 13/10 and the duel clasificatorio against Kazakhstan the 17/10 for the Eurocopa 2025.
Fermín, big candidate for the olympic Spanish selection
If it is summoned, east would be a big step for the '32' Barcelona, since it would be considered in the dynamics of the inferior national selections and could even be candidate to form part of the team that will contest the Olympic games of Paris in 2024. Has possibilities to go in in the list, because the combined national is experiencing a natural renewal in which he could fit perfectly.
Besides, it is important to mention that if Fermín López is summoned for the sub-21, the FC Barcelona would go back to have a representative in this category. Although the Catalan cast has players stood out that they could play in this category, like Gavi, Alejandro Balde or Lamine Yamal, these already are practically consolidated in the absolute selection.
What so likely is that Fermín was summoned with the absolute of Spain?
Speaking of the absolute selection, the presence of the native midfield player of The Campillo in her seems a bit more complicated, since Luis de la Fuente already has a medullary zone conformed by players like Gavi, Rodri, Martín Zubimendi, Fabián Ruiz, Pedri, Dani Ceballos, Mikel Merino and Alejandro Baena. Nevertheless, what is sure is that give this step approaches it a bit more to the dream to debut in the absolute national selection, especially if Luis de la Fuente continues betting by the youngsters in more than an occasion.