MADRID, March 21 (EUROPE PRESS) –
RC Celta midfielder Gabri Veiga left the concentration of the Spain under-21 football team this Tuesday due to muscle pain, and his place in the squad will be taken by Atlético de Madrid footballer Pablo Barrios.
“Gabri Veiga returns to Vigo from the concentration of the Spanish U-21 team due to some discomfort in the hamstrings. RC Celta had already communicated this discomfort to the RFEF and it was finally agreed that he will not participate in these matches,” said the Galician. club reported. .
In his place, Atlético de Madrid midfielder Pablo Barrios will join Santi Denia’s side, who will make his first call-up to the ‘Rojita’. The rojiblanco midfielder played 15 games with Diego Pablo Simeone’s men, scoring two goals and providing an assist.
The Under-21s will play two friendlies against Switzerland and France at the end of March, in preparation for the European Championships in Georgia and Romania in June. Hugo Guillamón (Valencia) and Yeremi Pino (Villarreal), who ‘go down’ from absolute, are the main novelties on the list.
The coach from La Mancha also called up defenders Víctor Gómez (Sporting Braga) and Aitor Paredes (Athletic Club) and midfielders Antonio Blanco (Alavés) and Oihan Sancet (Athletic Club) for the friendlies against the Swiss team on March 24 in Almería and on the 28th against the Frenchman in Vannes (France).
Source: Noti Merica