Diego Costa, though, was not named. He has struggled with his fitness this season and Del Bosque, in agreement with Jose Mourinho, felt the Chelsea forward would benefit from a period of rest. Juventus’ Alavaro Morata, Napoli’s Jose Callejon and Malaga’s Ignacio Camacho were also given the nod. There was also a return to the fold for Real Madrid midfielder Isco. 07/11/2014 Upd. at 17:42 There was a healthy Barcelona presence in the squad, with Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Marc Bartra, Sergio Busquets and Pedro all included; Del Bosque said: “We’ve called Pique because he is willing to come, it is not an imposition.” Andres Iniesta and David Silva were among those to miss out through injury. Celta Vigo’s Nolito, whose back-heel set up the goal in his side’s win over Barcelona last weekend, had been tipped to be involved and that proved the case when Del Bosque announced the 23-man list on Friday afternoon. Sam Marsden Spain play Belarus in Huelva on November 15 in European Championships qualifier, with a friendly against World Cup winners Germany in Vigo scheduled for November 18. Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla maintained his place as well. Vicente del Bosque has included four new faces in his squad for Spain’s upcoming matches against Belarus and Germany. CET
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