The brand new coach of the Spain girls’s workforce, Montse Tome, has chosen 15 gamers who received the Ladies’s World Cup for upcoming Nations League matches. Nevertheless, one notable omission from the squad is midfielder Jenni Hermoso. Regardless of most of the gamers nonetheless being on strike, Tome determined to incorporate them in her squad. Hermoso was on the middle of controversy final month after an incident the place former Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales forcibly kissed her. Consequently, 39 gamers went on strike, resulting in Rubiales’ resignation and the sacking of coach Jorge Vilda. Studies earlier within the day recommended that the World Cup successful gamers wouldn’t be included as a result of their need for additional adjustments. Nevertheless, the Spanish federation urged the gamers to return again. Alongside two-time Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas, Tome additionally named Barcelona teammates Mapi Leon and Patri Guijarro, who weren’t a part of the World Cup squad as a result of their very own protest in opposition to the federation and Vilda. Tome acknowledged that she trusts the professionalism of the gamers and believes they’ll all be current. She additionally talked about that she left Hermoso out of the squad to guard her, as she has labored together with her for 5 years and needs to help her. The brand new coach sees this as the beginning of a brand new period for the nationwide workforce and assures that every one gamers have equal alternatives.