21 players in Pepe Mel’s first squad list

The Malaguista coach has announced the list of called-up players for #MálagaVillarrealB on matchday 7 of LaLiga SmartBank. Murillo is new to the squad list, whilst Bustinza is out due to suspension, Juande is injured and Haitam is with Morocco’s Under-23s.


24/09/2022 13:00

Pepe Mel’s first squad list as Málaga CF coach for Saturday’s match against Villarreal B at 18:30 at La Rosaleda, is made up of 21 players.

The called-up players are: M. Reina, Juanfran, Javi Jiménez, Ramón, F. Sol, Febas, Álex Gallar, Chavarría, Yáñez, Hervías, Genaro, N’Diaye, Jozabed, Fran Villalba, Escassi, Rubén Castro, Dani Lorenzo, Víctor Olmo, Loren, Moussa and Murillo.

In regard to the previous line-up, homegrown defender Murillo is included this week, whilst Bustinza is out due to suspension, Juande is absent through injury and Haitam is in concentration with Morocco’s Under-23s.

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