Yeremy Pino replaces Mateu Morey in the U21 squad

The Canary winger makes his debut on a list thanks to his prominence at Villarreal

Yeremy pine, a Villarreal footballer, has been chosen by Luis de la Fuente, the Spanish Under-21 coach, to replace the injured Mateu morey (Borussia Dortmund) in the list of 23 summoned for the first phase of the European Under-21 that takes place in Hungary and Slovenia.

At 18 years old, extreme canary he makes his debut on a U21 list thanks to his prominence at Villarreal, in which he has played 25 games in the elite so far this season scoring five goals and providing an assist.

During the current campaign he went from being a shock to sneaking into the starting lineups of Unay Emery. Regular in the lower categories of the Spanish team -26 games between the U-17 and the U-18, of which he even served as captain with David Gordo as coach, who praised him in a talk with EFE at the beginning of the year .

I am not surprised by the level that Yeremy is giving. It has a very good one against one. We like it a lot for the national team because we often face teams that play very close and having players with these characteristics, who are capable of generating one-on-one situations and being victorious helps us a lot. In addition, he has a very good ball hitting, “commented the coach.

Call coming in after Morey’s injury was confirmed. The Dortmund footballer He finished the last game he played for his Bundesliga club against Hertha Berlin with muscle discomfort that prevented him from training on Monday. Later, after medical tests, it was confirmed that he suffered a muscle tear.

Setback before which Luis de la Fuente has decided to opt for a different player like Yeremy, winger, instead of the right back of the German team since in that position he already had on the list Alejandro Pozo (Eibar), Gonzalo Ávila ‘Pipa’ (Huddersfield Town) and with the possibility that Óscar Mingueza (FC Barcelona) can also act there.

Spain will face the host Slovenia on March 24 at the Ljudski vrt stadium in Maribor, also the scene of the match against Italy on 27, and will close its participation in group B in Celje against Czech Republic the 30th.

The first two of each group They will qualify for the knockout round (from the quarterfinals), which will be played during another break between May 31 and June 6, the day on which the final will take place in Ljubljana.

List of 23 summoned

Goalkeepers: Josep Martínez (Leipzig), Álvaro Fernández (Huesca) and Álex Domínguez (UD Las Palmas)

Defenses: Alejandro Pozo (Eibar), Gonzálo Ávila ‘Pipa’ (Huddersfield Town), Marc Cucurella (Getafe), Adrià Pedrosa (Espanyol), Juan Miranda (Betis), Jorge Cuenca (Almería), Hugo Guillamón (Valencia) and Óscar Mingueza ( FC Barcelona).

Midfielders: Martín Zubimendi (Real Sociedad), Juan Moncayola (Osasuna), Gonzalo Villar (AS Roma), Fran Beltrán (Celta de Vigo), Riqui Puig (FC Barcelona), Manu García (Sporting), Javi Puado (Espanyol) and Yeremy Pino (Villarreal)

Forwards: Brahim Díaz (AC Milan), Ander Barrenetxea (Real Sociedad), Dani Gómez (Levante) and Abel Ruiz (Sporting de Braga).

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