The whole truth about Luis Enrique’s decision with Gayá


The day was not easy in the concentration of Spain in the Qatar University. Although the statements of Luis Enrique at the end of the friendly duel which opposed Selection Already Jordan in Amman, they implied that Jose Luis Gaya was not going to continue his journey in the worldUntil the sadness of the departure of a beloved teammate became a reality, it did not spread through the national team coaching staff as much as it did through the squad. “It happened to the one who least deserved it”ensure the authorized sources of the locker room.

The decision was made in Doha around 8:30 a.m. Spanish time, two more in Qatar, in the morning. At that time, the social networks of the Spanish team published a message where they assured that the captain of the team Valence It was not going to continue, even if it had to be removed immediately, because it could not be official because the agreement of the Fifa. The confirmation came at 2:16 p.m., when, this time, a communication from the RFEF posted a new message confirming that gayá leave him Selection and, a few minutes later, Alexander Balde I was going to be his replacement.

At that time, criticism of Luis Enrique They started to arrive. Many have compared what happened to gayá with what happened to Sergio Busquets at Euro 2021, when due to the coronavirus the midfielder missed the first two games of Spain in the group stage. It’s true that this time they waited for the captain, but this time it was an important nuance that pushed the coach to make this painful decision.

And it is that, the Asturian knows that the left-back position is very specific and he was afraid that Jordi Alba had an accident that would have left the left lane unprotected. The Valencian’s absence was going to last between a week and 10 days, enough time for him not to make his debut against Costa Rica and be a serious doubt for the duel against Germany.

For this reason, Luis Enrique decided to go gayá and quote Bucketwhich focused on Seville with the Spanish team under-21. The player of Valence already heading towards Spainwhile the Barcelona player will reach Doha all day Saturday, so he will only train with his teammates on Sunday.


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