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Squad to face SD Eibar
Squad to face SD Eibar

Javi Calleja has revealed the 19 players to face the league match in Ipurua

The Villarreal CF manager, Javi Calleja, has named 19 players for the match against SD Eibar in Ipurua (Thursday, 7pm). The main change is the inclusion of Migue Leal in the list of players called upon for the fixture against the Basque team. Bruno Soriano, Alberto Moreno, Manu Morlanes and Ramiro Guerra have not been included in the squad due to injury.

It is worth noting that the Yellows’ manager will remove one player on Thursday morning, the day of clash against Eibar.

The squad consists of the following 19 players:

  • 1. S. Asenjo
  • 2. Mario Gaspar
  • 3. R. Albiol
  • 4. Pau
  • 6. Funes Mori
  • 7. Gerard
  • 8. S. Cazorla
  • 9. Bacca
  • 10. Iborra
  • 11. Chukwueze
  • 13. Andrés Fdez.
  • 14. M. Trigueros
  • 16. Quintillà
  • 17. Toko Ekambi
  • 19. Anguissa
  • 20. R. Peña
  • 23. Moi Gómez
  • 24. J. Ontiveros
  • 36. Migue

Travel plan

Villarreal CF will travel this afternoon on a charter flight from Castellón Airport (6pm) to Bilbao Airport. Once in the Basque region, the team will stay at the Gran Hotel Durango. The return to Vila-real, also by charter flight, is scheduled once the game in Ipurua ends.

Injury update

  • Bruno Soriano: Recovering after an operation on the patellar tendon in his left knee.
  • Alberto Moreno: Muscle injury to his left hamstring.
  • Manu Morlanes: Muscle damage to the right thigh.
  • Ramiro Guerra: Recovering from a cartilage injury to his left knee.