The National Team Manager, Roberto Martínez, announced on Friday at Cidade do Futebol his squad selections for the EURO ’24 qualifiers against Slovakia, on September 8, at 19:45, at Národny Futbalovy Stadion, in Bratislava, Slovakia, and Luxembourg, on September 11, at Estádio do Algarve, also at 19:45.
João Félix is the big surprise since he has not been an option at Atlético Madrid. Pedro Neto returns and Pepe, injured, is left off.
No Bruma, Paulinho or Beto.
DEF: Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Nélson Semedo (Wolverhampton), João Cancelo (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (PSG), Rúben Dias (Manchester City), António Silva (Benfica), Gonçalo Inácio (Sporting CP), Toti Gomes (Wolverhampton)
MID: João Palhinha (Fulham), Rúben Neves (Al Hilal), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Otávio (Al Nassr), Vitinha (PSG), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)
FWD: Ricardo Horta (SC Braga), Rafael Leão (AC Milan), João Félix (Atlético Madrid), Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr), Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton), Gonçalo Ramos (PSG), Diogo Jota (Liverpool)