- Age:34 years
International games: 18
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It was easier to define Spain before and during tiki-taka but Luis Enrique's side lack sufficient identity for the fan in the street to form an opinion.
To be honest, it's not a shock to the system to see Sergio Ramos being omitted from the Spain squad ahead of Euro 2020
Real Madrid always tend to struggle playing teams who sit back and defend but, perform much better against ones who writes Alfredo Relaño.
In Spain they say that on Tuesday 13th you don't get married and you don't board a ship, but they said nothing of the Spanish national team so there's no need to worry.
Alfredo Relaño argues the Real Madrid coach was thinking far too much about the Manchester City game when he drew up his plans for the match against Celta Vigo in LaLiga
I have to admit that I was apprehensive about the latest two Euro 2020 qualifying games. Both came so late in the season...
AS Editor Alfredo Relaño looks at what's still to play for in LaLiga, with European places up for grabs and relegation to be avoided.
AS Editor Alfredo Relaño analyses Huesca's fine debut in the Bernabéu where they came close to taking something from Madrid, and discusses Aspas' love of Celta Vigo.
Luis Enrique said something which I half agree with - that he'd love Spain to reach the Nations League final but the real objective is Euro 2020.
The game had ended at the Metropolitano and suddenly the older fans in the stadium started to say to each other: “The hobbler’s goal!” Diego Godín’s ...
After the disaster at the World Cup Spain are smiling again under new coach Luis Enrique. On Tuesday night they beat Croatia 6-0 in the Uefa Nations League.
La primera lista de Luis Enrique se esperaba con la natural curiosidad
AS Editor Alfredo Relaño analyses Spain’s defeat to Russia on penalty, with Hierro’s side crashing out at the last 16 stage of the World Cup 2018.
AS editor Alfredo Relaño analyses Spain's game against Morocco, which saw Spain top their group by a pure mirable and head into the last 16 of the World Cup 2018 to play Russia.
AS editor Alfredo Relaño looks at the decision Spain coach Julen Lopetegui needs to take regarding who plays up front for Spain at the World Cup in Russia.
The traditional view used to be that, when it comes to the national team, there's no such thing as a friendly...
For Julen Lopetegui's Spain, preparations for this month's World Cup finals begin in Vila-real tonight against Switzerland, a tougher test than it might appear.
Lopetegui revealed his squad for the World Cup in Russia, and AS editor Alfredo Relaño sees little to argue about in what he sees as a formidable squad.
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