Nico Williams: “I want to do my best for Luis Enrique to see me and thank him for the opportunity”

Gayà: “Faced with what’s to come, it’s important to finish with good feelings”


Athletic Club forward Nico Williams showed his enthusiasm in his first call-up with the Spanish senior team, which is why he wants to “work” and “give his best” so that Luis Enrique can see him and “thank him” for the opportunity in the matches against Switzerland and Portugal, corresponding to the League of Nations,

“My parents and family are proud of me. I have my feet on the ground. I want to work, for the coach to see me. Thank him for this opportunity and give my best on the field,” explained the youngest of the Williams, international in the Sub- 21, at the arrival of the 25 players summoned this Monday to Las Rozas.

In his case, Nico has arrived accompanied by his teammate Unai Simón. Thus, the National Team coaching staff, with Luis Enrique at the helm, welcomed the internationals, who will hold their first training session at the Ciudad del Fútbol at 7:00 p.m., where they will remain until next Friday before traveling to Zaragoza to receive Switzerland in La Romareda on Saturday, September 24.

For his part, Valencia CF winger José Luis Gaya highlighted the importance of the Nations League. “It is clear that Zaragoza and the fans will be supporting us to the fullest. They have told me that the field will be full, we will try to respond in the best possible way, playing a great game as this team always does. And above all, continue to grow and, of face to what comes to us, it is important to end with good sensations”, aimed.

The last concentration prior to the World Cup is already active and the Spanish national team will complete their participation in the group stage of the UEFA Nations League next Tuesday, September 27, against Portugal at the Municipal de Braga stadium.