Del Bosque considering Aduriz

Spain national coach Vicente Del Bosque has praised Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz, who could be in line for a call-up despite his age.

The 34-year-old Basque forward has only earned one cap for La Roja, back in 2010 against Lithuania, but his tally of 107 goals in 251 appearances for Los Leones is impressive, including 11 goals in 18 appearances this season.

"There are a lot of Spaniards scoring goals," Del Bosque said, as quoted by AS. "Aduriz is fantastic and Paco Alcacer has not lost his eye for goal.

"We'll look for forwards who've had good seasons and who are complementary to what we want."

22-year-old Paco Alcacer of Valencia has found the net 10 times in 29 appearances for Los Che in all competitions this campaign, and has six goals from 11 senior caps for his country.

Alcacer was joined by Alvaro Morata of Juventus, Celta de Vigo's Nolito, and Chelsea pair Pedro and Diego Costa in Del Bosque's latest squad.

There is, of course, plenty of competition for places in the Spain squad for Euro 2016, but should Aduriz continue banging in the goals for Athletic in La Liga, he could be set to add to his single cap when La Roja go to France in June.

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