Spanish Armada set to sail


MADRID, May 20- Spain coach Vicente del Bosque Thursday named injured players Cesc Fabregas, Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta in his final squad for the World Cup in South Africa.He also included Barcelona’s uncapped keeper Victor Valdes and winger Pedro Rodriguez in the list of 23 players.

Arsenal midfielder Fabregas, Barcelona’s Iniesta and Liverpool striker Torres have all missed the latter part of the season through injury.


Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Jose Manuel Reina (Liverpool/ENG), Victor Valdes (Barcelona).

Defenders: Raul Albiol, Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Arbeloa (all Real Madrid), Joan Capdevila (Villarreal), Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol (both Barcelona), Carlos Marchena (Valencia).

Midfielders: Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal/ENG), Sergio Busquets, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta (all Barcelona), Javier Martinez (Athletic Bilbao).

Forwards: Juan Manuel Mata, David Silva, David Villa (all Valencia), Jesus Navas (Sevilla), Fernando Torres (Liverpool/ENG), Pedro Rodriguez (Barcelona), Fernando Llorente (Athletic de Bilbao).