LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on February 1, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Monreal To Replace Alba In Spain’s Squad

By Adebayo Williams

Arsenal left-back Naho Monreal has been called up by Spain to replace injured Jordi Alba. Alba picked up a thigh injury in the 1-1 draw with Italy in Turin on Thursday. Monreal, having a solid start to the season with Arsenal, will play for La Roja against Albania on Sunday in a World Cup qualifier match.

Spain sit in second place with four points from their first two opening games of the series while Albania are top with six points.


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