Nacho Monreal has said that he believes his move to Arsenal have boosted his chances of making the Spain squad for the World Cup.
Arsene Wenger confirmed Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be sidelined "for a while" but his side will be bolstered by the return several team-mates ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash with Fenerbahce.
David Villa and Fernando Torres used their first run-outs to catapult themselves into first and eighth on the Castrol Index, while Diego Lugano, Thiago Silva, Godfrey Oboabona and Mario Balotelli are just off the pace.
Spain thrashed a game Tahiti 10-0 for the biggest victory in FIFA Confederations Cup history, with Fernando Torres and David Villa scoring four and three goals apiece.
Manchester United increased their lead to 15 points atop the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Reading, Arsenal beat Swansea City 2-0 to reclaim fifth place and Aston Villa held on for a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers.
Arsenal couldn't recover from two first half goals from Gareth Bale and Aaron Lennon, giving Tottenham Hotspur the three points from Sunday's north London derby.