Spain's Vicente del Bosque: I have no problem with David Silva's remarks

The 60-year-old tactician said the midfielder's remarks were not inappropriate, and stressed he will continue using the same policy for his team selection

Spain head coach Vicente del Bosque has said that he does not think David Silva was disrespectful when he lamented his lack of first-team football for the national side.

The Manchester City star voiced his consternation earlier this week about his role as a substitute for Spain in recent times even after establishing himself as a key member of his Premier League club.

Silva went as far as to claim he feels Real Madrid and Barcelona players get priority in Del Bosque's selection.

Questioned if the former Valencia player had been out of line when he made those remarks, the Spain coach told Marca: "That is an opinion and he expressed it with respect, so I do not have any problem.

"I have nothing to comment on this subject."

The 60-year-old coach noted that “unity and a good atmosphere” are fundamental for the success of the Spain national side and added the team will follow the same line in the last two Euro 2012 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Scotland.