Mata vows to get back Spanish squad shirt

Juan Mata one of the new signings of newly crowned Champions League winner London club Chelsea has reiterated that he will do all he can get back on board the Spanish squad to take back his spot and this is following his recent relegation by Spain during the recent World Cup qualifiers.

The Chelsea Midfielder though not happy about the recent snub by Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque for games with Belarus and France said with his recent form he is meant to get a national call-up as he is bee in spectacular form for his new club.

And with this recent disappointment, Mata promised to go the extra mile in terms of improvement in his game henceforth and he won’t allow his non-call up to dampen his moral which is the only way earn a respectable call-up for national duties which is to work harder on himself.

Mata’s Chelsea team-mate, Fernando Torres, is in the squad and expressed sympathy for his plight last week, revealing the 24-year-old was feeling understandably “sad”, especially since he was a part of the history-making Euro 2012 squad.

There can be little argument with Mata’s assertion that there are plenty of top class players for Spain to choose from, as they have the likes of Xavi, Iniesta, Fabregas, Busquets, Xabi Alonso & Santi Cazorla lining up to get the midfield spots.

Torres on target as Del Bosque hails striker

Spain manager, Vicente Del Bosque could not hide his joy seeing Chelsea striker; Fernando Torres as a target against South Korea as Spain walloped the Asian side 4-1 on Wednesday night.

The Striker headed in the first goal for Spain after which Kim Do-Heon secured an equaliser for South Korea before the first half ended.

Strikes from Xabi Alonso,Santi Cazorla and Alvaro Negredo sealed victory for Spain in the second half of a match played in Bern, Switzerland.

Del Bosque went into the game without the nine Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao players who were given time to rest after the Copa Del Rey final.

It is the first outing of the champions before they defend their European Championship title. They will be playing China in Seville on Sunday before heading to the tournament as one of the opponents of the Republic of Ireland in Group C.

Del Bosque said the squad is happy because there has been no injuries while training and two games have been played plus the fact that players have been relating well with each other.

On Torres’ goal, the manager said with his goal, he is now the fourth highest Spanish goal-scorer of all time which is why he is very pleased with his contribution.

He continued by confirming Torres as one of the players that offers combination play with his teammates adding speed and movement to it which provided the goal from the Spaniard and everyone is happy about this.