Spain coach says he has no doubts about goalkeeper De Gea

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"I never go onto the pitch with the intention of injuring another professional so I have a very clear conscience", he said.

Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah (R) falls with Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos leading to Salah being injured during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 26, 2018.

With European Championship wins in 2008 and 2012 sandwiching their World Cup success, Spain set the benchmark for some years - but Enrique admits they must hone their craft to return to the summit.

"I only have nice things to say about the new coach".

De Gea, 27, has been on the receiving end of lingering backlash over his place in the side following a less than impressive World Cup campaign which included a number of high profile mistakes.

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Ramos said it has been an intense first week working with the new coach ahead of their opening Nations League game in League A, Group 4 which also includes Croatia.

"I don't know what's going to happen in the future but that's a position I haven't had any doubts about", the Spain coach said. Their talents are unique to them, there aren't many players like that, so I think the challenge for Luis Enrique is to create more of a collective - and make that collective play in a way that ensures they can cope without those big players.

"We have a new coach and we start a new chapter with enthusiasm".

"It's always good to have a little bit of discipline, not having phones at meals is a good idea to me, these days we are often more focused on machines than speaking with our team mates", Isco told a news conference on Thursday. We try to evolve our model.

That decision was reportedly opposed by numerous senior players in the Spain squad, including captain Sergio Ramos. He likes his teams to be very dynamic, with good balance between the offensive and defensive game. "We want it to be enjoyable for the fans".