Agadir- Mounir El Haddadi, FC Barcelona's 19-year-old forward, has expressed his delight following his surprising call-up by Del Bosque to join the Spanish squad, which will face Macedonia in a Euro 2016 qualifying match on Monday, and as a result aborting any chances for Morocco who was also interested in securing his services.

Tarik El Barakah is a journalist and Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.