Portugal coach Fernando Santos has announced his squad for the first four Nations League games. The two big new additions to the group of 26 players are central defender David Carmo (22) and left winger Ricardo Horta (27), who both play at SC Braga. Note the presence of Parisians Danilo Pereira, registered as a defender by the Portuguese federation, and Nuno Mendes.
Portugal will start this new campaign against Spain in Seville on June 2, before hosting Switzerland on June 5 and the Czech Republic on June 9 at the Estádio José Alvalade. The Seleção das Quinas will conclude its series of meetings on June 12, in Geneva, against the Nati.
The 26 players called up by Fernando Santos:
Guardians: Diogo Costa, Jose Sa, Rui Patrício
Defenders: Diogo Dalot, João Cancelo, Danilo Pereira, David Carmo, Domingos Duarte, Pepe, Nuno Mendes and Raphael Guerreiro
Midfielders: João Moutinho, João Palhinha, Rúben Neves, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Matheus Nunes, Vitinha and William Carvalho
Forwards: Otavio, Gonçalo Guedes, Rafael Leão, Ricardo Horta, Cristiano Ronaldo, André Silva and Diogo Jota
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