Luis de la Fuente in press conference with Spain


De la Fuente shows his face after leaving Sergio Ramos out of the Olympic Games

Published:29/06/2021 - 14:13h

Updated:29/06/2021 - 14:13h

Luis de la Fuente, Spanish Under-21 coach and coach of Spain in the next Olympic Games, spoke at a press conference about the list of summoned he has given and his absences, such as Sergio Ramos.

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Luis de la Fuente, seleccionador Sub-21 of Spain and the technician that will head to the selection in the Olympic games of Tokyo, spoke in press conference on the list of summoned for the olympic tournament that gave this Tuesday. The Spanish trainer justified the absence of Sergio Bouquets, that posited in several occasions to go to the Olympic games. The míster of the 'Rojita' left clear that the camero had the same options that the rest.

"Of course that had the same possibilities that any another Spanish footballer, but had the very clear ideas from the beginning. It knew which players had won be in the tournament, it was necessary to reward to these players that carried us to the Olympic games", commented, explaining the reason by which has not had he, looking for reward to which achieved the classification to the Games winning the European in 2019.

Besides, it recognised that, on the contrary that with other footballers, did not speak with Bouquets on this decision. "With some himself that have spoken, footballers that have been in the last announcements, but did not understand that it had to do some separate with him. Sure that he understands perfectly the circumstances that carry me to take these decisions, that are very thought and consensuadas. There was not place to this call", aimed the seleccionador.

Besides, De la Fuente also justified the absence of some 'heavy weights' by decision of his clubs. It expected that Fabián Ruiz, Gonzalo Villar or even Brahim Díaz were in the list, although his teams could have it prevented. "Have the luck that the Spanish clubs have the obligation to yield to the players for the Games. The foreigners no and have held on to this right​, I'm sorry by them, but think that have a list compensated and are very ilusionados", signalled.

Pedri, Mikel Oyarzabal, Eric García, Dani Elm, Unai Simón and Pau Torres will arrive practically no rest of the Eurocopa, although the technician left clear that does not concern him the possible tiredness accumulated that have. "They go to come with a positive load and exceptional motivation, filmed, are people very young. God want to that there are not injuries and expect that they incorporate just after the final, after winning it", declared.

De la Fuente spoke of the paper of the most veteran

Finally, it stood out the paper that could have the more veterans of the list, that are Mikel Merino, Dani Ceballos and Marco Asensio, all of the generation of the 1996. "They are ones more than the group, carry a lot of years coexisting together, know between them and all have been international with me. They are a bit greater and will contribute this experience. I expect of all, and sure that we will achieve it, have a big team and good team of work. We go to form a family", concluded.

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