Mohamed Salah injury: Sergio Ramos says 'conscience is clear' over injury

Mohamed Salah injury: Sergio Ramos says 'conscience is clear' over injury

Mohamed Salah injury: Sergio Ramos says 'conscience is clear' over injury

I never wanted to hurt an opponent on the pitch, of course, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night.

Since Real Madrid's Champions League victory against Liverpool where Mohamed Salah injured his shoulder after a challenge from him, the player has been largely criticised.

Spain had a terrible World Cup campaign as they were ousted from the tournament in the pre Quarters against hosts Russian Federation, in the penalties.

Spain midfielder Isco has said the squad is embracing the methods of new manager Luis Enrique, which includes the banning of mobile phones during team meals.

"I have a clear conscience", he said.

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.

The former Barcelona boss takes charge for the first time in Spain's Nations League opener away to England on Saturday after crashing out at the last 16 of the World Cup to hosts Russian Federation.

"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. "We can't wait to start playing the important matches to see where we stand". Ramos was however unwilling to add more fuel to the controversy.

"The national team brings us together and we share the same objective".

"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 teammates", Isco told a news conference yesterday.

However, while attention has been focused on the role in between the sticks, Enrique feels the more pressing issue at hand is taking Spain to the next level beyond the widely known "tiki-taka" style of play which hindered their performances in Russian Federation. We try to evolve our model. I act based on the team's needs. "We want the world to fall in love with us again".

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