Spain call on added firepower

Forwards Ángel Javier Arizmendi and Santi Cazorla have joined the Spain party for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs against Italy.

Forwards Ángel Javier Arizmendi and Santi Cazorla have joined the Spain party for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs against Italy.

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RC Deportivo de la Coruña's Arizmendi and RC Recreativo de Huelva's Cazorla are the only two new names among a familiar-looking side as coach Iñaki Sáez looks to lead Spain to next year's final tournament in the Netherlands via a double-headed play-off against Italy on 6 and 10 October.

Spain squad
Goalkeepers:
Miguel Ángel Moyà (RCD Mallorca), Antonio Adán (Real Madrid Castilla)

Defenders: Javier Flaño (CA Osasuna), Melli (Real Betis Balompié), Javier Garrido (Real Sociedad de Fútbol), Gerard Pique (Real Zaragoza), Raúl Albiol (Valencia CF)

Midifielders: José Manuel Jurado (Club Atlético de Madrid), Juan Valera (Club Atlético de Madrid), Raúl García (CA Osasuna), Rubén de la Red (Real Madrid Castilla), Alberto Zapater (Real Zaragoza), Antonio Puerta (Sevilla FC), Jaime Gavilán (Valencia CF)

Forwards: Roberto Soldado (CA Osasuna), Kepa Blanco (Sevilla FC), David Silva (Valencia CF), Ángel Javier Arizmendi (RC Deportivo La Coruña), Santi Cazorla (Recreativo de Huelva)

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