Reyes back in Spain fold
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Arsenal starlet Jose Antonio Reyes has earned a recall to the Spain squad.Arsenal starlet Jose Antonio Reyes has earned a recall to the Spain squad for the friendly against Venezuela.
Reyes was left out of Spain's squad for Euro 2004 by former coach Inaki Saez but has been selected by new boss Luis Aragones.
The veteran tactician has picked a 22-man squad for next Wednesday's encounter with Venezuela in Las Palmas.
Aragones has omitted eight of the players who were part of Saez's Euro 2004 set-up, with third choice goalkeeper Daniel Aranzubia missing out as the coach relies on Iker Casillas and Santiago Canizares.
Real Madrid full back Michel Salgado is back in the fold after being forced out of the European Championship through injury.
Impending Liverpool recruit Xabi Alonso is in the squad along with Real Madrid striker Fernando Morientes.
Squad: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Santiago Canizares (Valencia); Carles Puyol (Barcelona), Ivan Helguera, Michel Salgado (Real Madrid), Carlos Marchena (Valencia), Juanito (Real Betis), Asier Del Horno (Athletic Bilbao), Enrique Romero (Deportivo La Coruna), Aitor Lopez Rekarte (Real Sociedad); Juan Carlos Valeron, Victor (Deportivo La Coruna), Xabi Alonso (Real Sociedad), Ruben Baraja, Vicente, David Albelda (Valencia), Joaquin (Real Betis); Raul, Fernando Morientes (Real Madrid), Jose Antonio Reyes (Arsenal), Fernando Torres (Atletico Madrid), Raul Tamudo (Espanyol).