Central defenders Olof Mellberg and Daniel Majstorovic are back
in the Sweden squad for its 2012 European Championship qualifiers
against Moldova and Finland.
Mellberg of Olympiakos missed the team’s last game against
Moldova in March because of a suspension, while Celtic’s
Majstorovic was out with an injury.
AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic was also included in the
Sweden coach Erik Hamren said Tuesday that Racing Santander
striker Magnus Rosenberg won’t take part in either of the games
because he ”wasn’t sure he’d have (enough) energy” after the
Backup goalkeeper Par Hansson was included only for the match
against Moldova in Zimbru on June 3.
Sweden plays Finland at home in Stockholm on June 7.
Goalkeepers: Andreas Isaksson (PSV Eindhoven), Johan Wiland (FC
Copenhagen), Par Hansson (Helsingborgs IF).
Defenders: Mikael Antonsson (FC Copenhagen), Andreas Granqvist
(Groningen), Mikael Lustig (Rosenborg), Daniel Majstorovic
(Celtic), Olof Mellberg (Olympiakos), Behrang Safari (FC Basel),
Oscar Wendt (FC Copenhagen).
Midfielders: Emir Bajrami (Twente), Tobias Hysen (IFK Goteborg),
Kim Kallstrom (Lyon), Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham), Martin Olsson
(Blackburn), Pontus Wernbloom (AZ Alkmaar), Christian Wilhelmsson
(Al Hilal), Anders Svensson (Elfsborg), Ola Toivonen (PSV
Forwards: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan), Johan Elmander
(Bolton), Alexander Gerndt (Helsingborg).