"I know the English fans will treat players as they deserve and I'm not anxious about that in the slightest".
The Real Madrid defender may have been a regular adversary of Luis Enrique during the coach's time in charge at Camp Nou, but that is not clouding the 48-year-old's opinion of the centre-back.
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. "Spain has been a reference in world football for 10 years".
I have a clear conscience.
"It's a case of adapting to the characteristics of the players he has and it's also a fantastic opportunity for younger players to come into the team".More news: Northern California Wildfire Triples in Size Near Redding
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Luis Enrique announced his decision to leave as Barcelona manager past year. "He has not only managed Barcelona, Roma and Celta Vigo, he has also managed Barcelona's reserve team and worked with their youth teams, so in that sense he has a development mentality. I have all the recordings of it in case it didn't happen again".
The Manchester United man made a number of mistakes playing for his country in the build-up and during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
"An example is the situation with mobile phones, for me it seems like a good idea because for half an hour when we are eating it is better to talk with our teammates but I understand those who want to have their phone with them. Luis Enrique will now hope to do the same thing".
"Being a captain in the national team is because, among internationals available, you are the player with the most personality team", Luis Enrique a media conference.
The strategy board game is said to have been one of the things the squad played during the World Cup.