Spain attacker showing support for his coach

Luis Enrique Spain 2018

The new coach's press appearances so far suggest he will carry that same edge felt by the journalist two years ago into global management, and it remains to be seen whether it proves a source of unification or alienation amongst his players.

Spain coach Luis Enrique during a press conference at the Spanish Football Federation Headquarters in Las Rozas August 31, 2018.

Spain had been thriving under Lopetegui entering the World Cup, but the shocking coaching change culminated with the team's elimination against host Russian Federation in the tournament's round of 16.

La Furia Roja will be looking to Isco to lead the resurgence of the former world champions, with the player's creativity sure to be a lethal weapon for Spain.

Spain look to recover from shock World Cup exit against Russian Federation.

But Ramos has hit back at a potential backlash, revealing that his conscience is clear.

Under Luis Enrique, Ramos hopes Spain, who were eliminated in the last 16 of the World Cup by hosts Russian Federation, can get back to winning ways.

Luis Enrique promised "evolution and not revolution" at his unveiling back in July, insisting he will continue with Spain's traditional passing approach, but there are likely to be some stylistic adjustments.

There have been some suggestions that Luis Enrique has been brought in to oust the long-serving captain, but both denied this."Maybe this was said because both of us have very strong characters", Ramos said.

"I don't have a set method".

One of the biggest questions facing Spain right now is how, exactly, they replace Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and David Silva following their global retirements. The RFEF replaced him with former FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique.

"I know I was among the candidates to go as full-back".

"I don't know what's going to happen in the future but that's a position I haven't had any doubts about", Enrique said. Spain has disappointed in the last two World Cups, losing in the group stage and the round of 16.

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