Cazorla back in Villarreal squad

MADRID - Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla has recovered sufficiently from a back problem that sidelined him for two months to be included in the squad for the La Liga match at Tenerife on Wednesday.

"I am still not 100 percent but I hope to improve step by step and that the pain will gradually disappear," the Spain international, who had an operation last month, said on the club's website.

"If I play I'll be able to assess at what level I really am, because training is not the same as playing a match," added the 25-year-old, who has a good chance of making Spain's squad for the World Cup in South Africa if he gets back to full fitness.

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