The former Spanish national coach Vicente del Bosque has a conversation SPOX and goal on the goalkeeper discussion about the recently ailing David de Gea (Manchester United) and Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea FC).
“We have good goalkeepers, young people. They adapt well,” said the 70-year-old and added: “The goalkeeper position is the one that has developed the most. Now they play more with their feet. But we can be reassured because we have very good goalkeepers. That won’t be the biggest problem. “
While Spain’s goalkeeper de Gea was last ousted by Dean Henderson at Manchester United, Kepa has only been second at Chelsea for some time. The latter is also not in the current squad for World Cup qualification.
With regard to the overall situation at ‘Furia Roja’, the coaching legend emphasized that you always have to adapt to the realities of modern football: “The quality of the teams is constantly developing. Some teams are more physically fit than others. The most important thing remains but always the same: dominate the game, create possession, avoid defensive mistakes and defend compactly. ”
When asked about the favorites for the European title, del Bosque named five teams: “France is doing very well. Italy has regained its old strength, England and Germany are added. And of course Spain,” said the world champion coach from 2010.