Arsenal news: Cazorla and Monreal in Spain's Confederations Cup squad

Cazorla Corner

Arsenal have two players in Spain's upcoming Confederations Cup squad.

If Arsenal had hoped key midfielder Santi Cazorla would get a summer rest behind him ahead of the 2013/14 season they have just been informed otherwise.

Along with Nacho Monreal, the pair are part of Spain's provisional Confederations Cup squad for the upcoming tournament in Brazil.

The full squad is announced below:

Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Jose Reina (Liverpool), Victor Valdes (Barcelona).

Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Raul Albiol (Real Madrid), Alvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Nacho Monreal (Arsenal), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).

Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Benat Etxebarria (Real Betis), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona), Javi Garcia (Manchester City), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Javi Martinez (Bayern Munich), Juan Mata (Chelsea), Jesus Navas (Sevilla), Pedro (Barcelona), David Silva (Manchester City) Xavi (Barcelona).

Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Roberto Soldado (Valencia), David Villa (Barcelona).

That 26-man squad will be cut to 23 ahead of the tournament kick-off.

The tournament begins on June 15 and runs through until June 30. Spain face Uruguay, Nigeria and Tahiti in their group.

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