Ramos has ‘clear conscience’ over Salah incident

Ramos has ‘clear conscience’ over Salah incident

Ramos has ‘clear conscience’ over Salah incident

Calls for change in the role intensified after a rocky start with United this season and the emergence of Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga; and with both included in Enrique's first 23-man squad, questions quickly arose as to who would be given the nod ahead of games against England and Croatia.

Ramos was naturally asked again about the Salah incident, however, especially after a summer that has seen a lot of comment about the coming-together that saw the Egyptian's Champions League final end prematurely. "I never wanted to hurt a colleague on the pitch, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night".

And it will also be Luis Enrique's managerial debut for the 2010 World Cup winners after taking over from Julen Lopetegui.

The former FC Barcelona mentor will be in charge of his first match with the Spanish national team since the disappointment of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, when La Furia Roja take on England in the UEFA Nations League. "I think their game will be based on pace and pressing", he says. I know the English fans will give the receptions players deserve.

New Spain coach Luis Enrique

A former Barcelona boss, there was plenty of speculation that Enrique's appointment would spell the end of Ramos' worldwide involvement.

"The fact we have been a reference over the past decade means that everyone knows our national team", said Luis Enrique.

"He has great personality and presence. I hope we can absorb all the knowledge that he brings to the team". "We had to find clues and solve riddles", Isco added. Spain got crashed out of the World Cup after being defeated in penalties against hosts Russian Federation.

High-pressing, quick transitions and counter-attack have become the buzzwords of club football and there is a sense Spain have been left clinging, out of sentiment or even pride, to a style many opponents have worked out. We try to evolve our model.

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