Salma Paralluelo, great novelty on Vilda’s list for the European Championship


The Spanish coach leaves Amaiur, Ainhoa, Nerea, Zornoza and Abelleira from his 23-player call-up and recruits the young promise of Villarreal

The Spanish women’s team already has a final list of 23 players for the European Championship, which will be played in England from 6 to 31 July. The coach, Jorge Vilda, this Monday facilitated the call-up for the big continental tournament, which will see the young promise of Villarreal Salma Paralluelo and whose Real Sociedad striker Amaiur Sarriegi, the midfielders Claudia Zornoza and Teresa Abelleira, of Real Madrid, and Nerea Eizagirre. , from Real, as well as Athletic defender Nerea Vicente.

The five would be priority options in the event of a last-minute withdrawal due to covid or injuries, as was the case with Jenni Hermoso, a sensitive European Championship withdrawal due to a grade 2 sprain in the internal lateral ligament of the right knee, as the regulations allow changes to be made to the list of any squad up to 48 hours before the start of the tournament.

In addition to the undeniable presence of pillars such as Sandra Paños, Irene Paredes, Mapi León, Alexia Putellas, Aitana Bonmatí or Esther González, called to replace Jenni Hermoso as Spain’s attacking reference, the positive surprise of the last call continues through the recording Salma Paralluelo.

The young Villarreal forward is a physical prodigy at the age of 18 who is able to combine football and athletics at the highest level in her specialty of the 400 meters and 400 hurdles, she holds an enviable record in the lower categories of the national team – champion of Europe and the World Cup with the U-17 in 2018 – and she is one of the jewels of the new generation of Spanish footballers, despite not making her debut yet. Physical ailments prevented him from making his debut with Spain in the defeat to Australia (7-0) at the Nuevo Colombino de Huelva.

Source: La Verdad


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