London 2012

Alba to ignore concerns

July 7, 2012
By ESPN staff
Jordi Alba is set to take his place in Spain's squad for the Olympic Games despite objections from his new club, Barcelona.

• Spain pick Euros trio in Olympic squad

Alba, 23, played all 540 minutes of Spain's successful Euro 2012 campaign but, unlike England and Team GB, there was no pledge to leave players who featured in Poland and Ukraine out of London 2012.

Barca have had several run-ins over the use of their players at the Olympic Games, with Lionel ...

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