Up to eight First Team players have been called up for their respective national teams to play in matches over the next couple of weeks: Jokic, Musacchio, Rukavina, Jonathan dos Santos, Castillejo, Sansone, Santos Borré and Bakambu.
The fixtures for the Yellows on international duty are the following (Spain time):
- Friday 7th October: Peru-Argentina (4:15am, Estadio Nacional de Lima).
- Wednesday 12th October: Argentina-Paraguay (1:30am, Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes).
- Thursday 6th October: Moldova-Serbia (8:45pm, Stadionul Zimbru).
- Sunday 9th October: Serbia-Austria (8:45pm, Stadion Rajko Mitic).
- Sunday 9th October: New Zealand-Mexico (12am, LP Field).
- Tuesday 11th October: Panama-Mexico (time TBC, Toyota Park).
- Wednesday 5th October: San Marino-Spain (7:30pm, Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle).
- Monday 10th October: Spain-Estonia (6:45pm, Estadio Municipal de Pasarón).
- Thursday 6th October: Italy-Spain (8:45pm, Juventus Stadium).
- Sunday 9th October: Macedonia-Italy (8:45pm, Nacionalna Arena Filip II Makedonski).
- Friday 7th October: Paraguay-Colombia (1:30am, Estadio Defensores del Chaco).
- Tuesday 11th October: Colombia-Uruguay (10:30pm, Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez).
- Tuesday 4th October: RD Congo-Kenya (7:30pm, Stade des Martyrs de la Pentecote).
- Sunday 8th October: RD Congo-Libya (7:30pm, Stade des Martyrs de la Pentecote).
- Saturday 8th October: Slovenia-Slovakia (8:45pm, Stadion Stozice).
- Tuesday 11th October: Slovenia-England (8:45pm, Stadion Stozice).
From the Villarreal B team, right back Edgar Ié has been called up by Rui Jorge for Portugal U21s for the following matches:
- Thursday 6th October: Hungary-Portugal (U21) (6:45pm, Alcufer Stadion).
- Tuesday 11th October: Liechtenstein-Portugal (U21) (6:30pm, Rheinpark Stadion).