The former Blancos ace has nothing but praise for the seasoned Blaugrana defender, who has announced that he will be quitting Camp Nou at the end of the season.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The Roja coach insists that the Atletico Madrid ace has a bright future with the world champion, even though he underwhelmed on his first appearance for his adopted nation.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Atletico Madrid target man didn't have the most successful of debuts for la Roja but he insists this is only the beginning.
The Atletico Madrid striker found it difficult against Italy at the Vicente Calderon, leaving Spain with a tough dilemma ahead of the tournament this summer
Goal rates the players on show as the World Champions collect a friendly win over the Azzurri.
Spain held onto a one goal lead to edge past Cesare Prandelli's men in Madrid in the repeat of the Euro 2012 final.
The former Barcelona midfielder has claimed that los Blancos were never on his mind because of his love for the Blaugrana
The Barcelona sporting director has already identified his top goalkeeping target and is expecting a busy summer of transfers at Camp Nou
The striker has dismissed reports that he has been upset by the prospect of missing out on the World Cup and says there is plenty of time before the next squad is named.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The defender thanked the Barca skipper, who has announced his intention to leave Camp Nou in the summer, saying the veteran will be irreplaceable.
The Barca midfielder also reiterated that this upcoming World Cup will be his last.
The defender has bagged 21 trophies during his time with the Catalans, and he could add three more to his total this season before he leaves.
The former Selecao international says it wasn't the "right moment" for Costa to break into Brazil's squad.
The Blaugrana club captain announced Tuesday that he would be departing Camp Nou at the end of the season. We may never see his kind ever again.
The 35-year-old has decided to call time on his career at Camp Nou, 15 years after making his debut for the club
The Italian media has questioned the legitimacy of Diego Costa playing for Spain over the country of his birth, Brazil.
Speculation is rife that the veteran is set to make a dramatic announcement about his future with either the Blaugrana or Spain.
The prolific attacker has no regrets over his decision to snub Brazil for the reigning world champion and is eager to prove his worth to la Roja coach Vicente del Bosque.
The center back played alongside the Portuguese during their time together at Manchester United and he has only good memories of the Ballon d'Or holder.
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, who was previously capped twice by his native Brazil, will make his first appearance for his adopted nation at the Vicente Calderon.