Luis Enrique: Sergio Ramos is a chosen one

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Spain's Sergio Ramos during the press conference at the Wembley Stadium, London September 7, 2018.

He said: "I haven't spoken to Jordan (Henderson) about him or the Champions League final (defeat), I don't think he would want to talk about that too much, as I wouldn't". "I never wanted to hurt a colleague on the pitch, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night".

England take on Spain in a Nations League game, in their first home match since returning from the World Cup in Russian Federation. I know the English fans will give the receptions players deserve.


Coaches appear to be linking players' lack of focus in matches to their obsession with cellphones and social media, with Enrique joining Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as managers dishing out sanctions and regulations with regards to players' use of cellphones.

"Maybe both of us have very strong characters but we share the same objectives and that is the national team".

He brought through a new generation of young players and of course, many of those players went on to win the European Championship in 2008 and the World Cup in 2010.


However, while attention has been focused on the role in between the sticks, Enrique feels the more pressing issue at hand is taking Spain to the next level beyond the widely known "tiki-taka" style of play which hindered their performances in Russian Federation.

"He is a great leader in any situation, a person who drags in and out".

Led by Fernando Hierro, Spain surprisingly lost on penalties to the hosts to mark a pretty disastrous World Cup campaign which saw Julen Lopetegui sacked just one day before the tournament started.


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. "The aim is to evolve".

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