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Riqui Puig debuts in a list of Spain U21 beside eight teammates of Barça

Published:15/08/2019 - 17:04h

Updated:15/08/2019 - 17:04h

The U21 spanish national team has announced his pre-list for the 2021 Eurocup of Hungary and Slovenia, and Barça is well represented. Riqui Puig is called for the first time and another eight azulgranas accompany him

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The FC Barcelona prepares already for the start of LaLiga 2019-20, but begins to receive news of face to the international stop of September. After the start of the championship of the regularity, there will be some weeks of rest in which the selections will take again the leadership, and this in the City Condal often means desbandada. This time will not be an exception.

The Spanish selection Sub21 has called to nine Barcelona in his prelista for the European 2021, that will take place in Hungary and Slovenia. The technical Luis de la Fuente explains for the moment with a total of 40 footballers, but will reduce the team to 23 before the corresponding commitments to the eliminatory of classification, that will initiate the days 6 and 10 September against Kazakhstan (was) and Montenegro (home).

In this announcement stands out the inclusion of Riqui Puig, that premières with the combined national. In the inferior categories anybody had repaired in the small Catalan midfield player, whose performance with the filial barcelonista and the first team, with which has shined along the pre-season, has translated in a step forward that has planted him in first row, joint some of his mates of generation.

To the of Matadepera will accompany him eight promises culés, with Carles Aleñá leading to a group that also has Iñaki Crag, Chumi, Jorge Cuenca, Juan Miranda, Oriol Busquets, Carles Pérez and Abel Ruiz. All they has experience in other divisions of the 'rojita', and without going more far, the left side Andalusian and the leading Valencian centre proclaimed this same summer champions of the European Sub19 in Armenia.

The one of Mataró is, for the moment, the only member of the first team called by a lower selection, and is that it does not be necessary to forget that in spite of being to the orders of Ernesto Valverde, hardly has 21 years. The majority of his mates will be included in the lists of the combined absolute, excepting Jean-Clair Todibo that has difficult to reinforce the payroll of head offices of the France champion of the world.

The Barça is leading in the Spanish selection Sub21

The FC Barcelona is very leading in the prelista of the Spanish selection Sub21, to which contributes a big number of players. In addition to which still keep in his rows, also appear other five that formed in the Masia. Marc Cucurella (yielded by the Barça to the Getafe), Eric Garcia (Manchester City), Josep Martínez (The Palms B), Dani Elm (Dinamo of Zagreb) and Sergio Gómez (Huesca) represent indirectly to the Barcelona.

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