Tension between Pique and Arbeloa not good for Spain - Del Bosque

A war of words between the two players has developed after the Barcelona defender taunted Real Madrid on Twitter, and the national team coach is concerned

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is concerned by the war of words between Gerard Pique and Alvaro Arbeloa.

Tension has been building between the two defenders since Pique took to Twitter to make fun of Real Madrid's expulsion from the Copa del Rey .

Arbeloa hit back and claimed Pique is "obsessed" with the club , before Pique came out and claimed he is not friends with his Spain team-mate and that he is just somebody that he knows .

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Del Bosque refused to get involved in the drama, but said it was not the best situation for the national team as their Euro 2016 preparations continue.

"It's not great that there are piques between them," the 64-year-old said. "In the national team when there has been problems, we've always found a solution.

"It's history between the two clubs, the coach has nothing to say. It's a problem with the clubs.

"When we are with the national team we take the necessary measures. I guess I'll have to talk to them.

"No comment of mine is going to fix anything and satisfy anyone. I will not go into>