“It hurts me” admits Aspas after his non-selection in the Spanish team


Absent from Luis Enrique's list for Spain's next Nations League matches, Iago Aspas felt "hurt" by this non-selection.

Celta Vigo's Spanish striker Iago Aspas said on Tuesday he felt 'hurt' at not having been called up by coach Luis Enrique for Nations League matches against Switzerland on Saturday and Portugal three days later. late.

"It hurts not to be with the national team," said Aspas, 35, on the radio show El Larguero, on Cadena Ser. "I am stubborn and I will fight so that in the end, to return to the selection (...) I will do everything I can."

"I finished last season playing well, it hurts me that he didn't call me," added Aspas, who scored 18 goals last season in the league. "I've never had a problem with the coach and if I had he would have told me because he says what he thinks." In the past six seasons, he has four times finished top scorer of Spanish nationality in La Liga. This season, he has five goals in six games.

But Aspas, author of six goals in 18 selections, has not been called up to the Spanish team since 2019.



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