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Vicente del Bosque has announced an extremely strong squad for this summer's tournament as la Roja aim to better their third-place finish in 2009

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has included Chelsea duo Juan Mata and Fernando Torres in his 26-man provisional squad for this summer's Confederations Cup.

Torres makes his comeback for the national side after impressing for Chelsea in the past few months, with his goal in the 2-1 Europa League final win over Benfica the highlight of his season.

Furthermore, Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez also returns after missing out on the last Spain squad, while Benat and Javi Garcia have made the cut, too.

David de Gea, Isco and Thiago Alcantara were called up for the Under-21 side taking part in the European Championships in Israel this summer and are therefore unavailable.

Spain meet Uruguay, Tahiti and Nigeria at the Confederations Cup.

The squad in full:

Name Club
Goalkeepers:  
Victor Valdes Barcelona
Jose Manuel Reina Liverpool
Iker Casillas Real Madrid
Defenders:  
Gerard Pique Barcelona
Sergio Ramos Real Madrid
Raul Albiol Real Madrid
Cesar Azpilicueta Chelsea
Jordi Alba Barcelona
Alvaro Arbeloa Real Madrid
Nacho Monreal Arsenal
Midfielders  
Andres Iniesta Barcelona
Cesc Fabregas Barcelona
Sergio Busquets Barcelona
Santi Cazorla Arsenal
Xavi Barcelona
Xabi Alonso Real Madrid
Javi Garcia Manchester City
Benat Betis
Javi Martinez Bayern Munich
Attackers:  
David Villa Barcelona
Jesus Navas Sevilla
David Silva Manchester City
Fernando Torres Chelsea
Pedro Barcelona
Juan Mata Chelsea
Roberto Soldado Valencia

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