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Real Madrid captain Ramos: Enrique not hired to kick me out!

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| 08 September, 2018, 20:13

"I know the English fans will treat players as they deserve and I'm not anxious in the slightest".

Now, Ramos has come on his defence and says that he is really concerned about the hatred Liverpool supporters have on him.

Spain captain Sergio Ramos appeared in a press conference on Friday to give his first sensations about the new La Roja under coach Luis Enrique.

The team will also reportedly avoid stopovers in Madrid between games, a normal procedure that allowed players to meet with family and relatives.

Spain's new manager Luis Enrique is meanwhile renowned as a spiky character, and there had been some suggestions he and Ramos might not see eye to eye.

Calls for De Gea to lose his place intensified throughout Spain's disappointing World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, most notably after he allowed a tame Cristiano Ronaldo shot to squirm through his hands during a thrilling 3-3 draw with Portugal in the group stage.

That followed early exits in the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 European Championship.


Enrique also has taken away the free afternoons that were usually given to players in the team's training camp, and has warned them not to spend too much time playing cards or video games, according to Spanish media.

Luis Enrique announced his decision to leave as Barcelona manager a year ago.

"I'm not really concerned about that [reaction]", he told reporters. "I have all the recordings of it in case it didn't happen again".

"The boss has asked us to pay more attention this week because everything was new so we've had days of team talks, lots of dialogue and lots of work", Ramos added.

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.

So far, Enrique's players were not complaining.

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