Tomáš Rosický has been named in the Czech Republic’s final squad for Euro 2012 despite lingering injury concerns.
The Czech captain, 31, had been suffering from a calf problem but said earlier this week that he expected to be fit for the tournament.
Rosický is unlikely to play in the Czech Republic’s final pre-tournament friendly against Hungary in Prague on Friday, but said he hoped to be back in full training soon, adding: “'I can't say any date - it depends only on how I feel.
Michal Bilek, the Czech coach, had already called Vladimír Darida into the squad at the expense of Daniel Pudil after the Viktoria Plzeň midfielder impressed in Saturday’s 2-1 friendly victory over Israel. He also, as expected, cut the Teplice goalkeeper Tomáš Grigar from his provisional squad.
Goalkeepers: Petr Čech (Chelsea), Jaroslav Drobný (Hamburg), Jan Laštůvka (Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk).
Defenders: Theodor Gebre Selassie (Slovan Liberec), Roman Hubník (Hertha Berlin), Michal Kadlec (Bayer Leverkusen), David Limberský (Viktoria Plzeň), František Rajtoral (Viktoria Plzeň) Tomáš Sivok (Besiktas), Marek Suchý (Spartak Moscow).
Midfielders: Vladimír Darida (Viktoria Plzeň), Tomáš Hübschman (Shakhtar Donetsk), Petr Jiráček (Wolfsburg), Daniel Kolář (Viktoria Plzeň), Milan Petržela (Viktoria Plzeň), Vaclav Pilar (Wolfsburg), Jaroslav Plašil (Bordeaux), Tomáš Rosický (Arsenal).
Forwards: Milan Baroš (Galatasaray), David Lafata (Jablonec), Tomáš Necid (CSKA Moscow), Tomáš Pekhart (Nuremberg), Jan Rezek (Anorthosis Famagusta).