Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Spain

Michu © Action Images

Michu to make Spain debut



Swansea City's free-scoring striker Michu is set to make his Spain debut early next year following a sensational start to his career in the English Premier League.

Vicente del Bosque, coach of European and world champions Spain, told Spanish television that the 26-year-old will play in the February 6 friendly against Uruguay in Doha.

Michu will be joined in the Spain squad by Iago Aspas, currently being linked to Swansea, whose manager Michael Laudrup is an admirer of the Celta Vigo forward.

"Iago Aspas and Michu will appear (against Uruguay)," confirmed Del Bosque.

Michu has been prolific since his bargain $3.2 million transfer from Rayo Vallecano in the summer, topping the Premier League scoring charts with 13 goals in 18 games.

He leap-frogged Manchester United's Robin van Persie after scoring the equaliser in Sunday's 1-1 home draw against the league leaders.

Aspas may well be on Laudrup's wish-list for the January transfer window but the expected price tag of around $13 million could put Swansea off.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
Do referees favour certain teams?
The recent controversy over the removal of EPL referee Kevin Friend is still causing shock waves.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Arsene Wenger not going anytime soon
I strongly believe that had Chelsea and Jose Mourinho made a better start to the season then...

Clyde Tlou
Six points to save African football
Reaching the quarterfinals only three times in 13 World Cup appearances is a clear sign for Africa...

Segun Odegbami
West Africa should host the 2030 World Cup
I believe that the future holds great promise for Nigeria and that football shall play a big role...