Cazorla backs Del Bosque after Euro 2016 qualification

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Santi Cazorla has voiced his support to Spain coach  Vicente del Bosque , maintaining that he is the right man to lead them into Euro 2016 after sealing qualifiication on Friday.

Cazorla scored twice as the reigning European champions won 4-0 against Luxembourg to guarantee their spot in France with a game to spare, with Paco Alcacer netting the other two goals.

There were numerous calls for Del Bosque to step down when Spain limped out of the group stage of the 2014 World Cup and were then beaten by Slovakia last October, but Arsenal's midfield star says the entire national team is behind the 64-year-old.

"We're all very happy with Del Bosque and he has the confidence of the entire squad," he said.

"You have to credit what we've done. We've had a tough road. In a match, anyone can get the better of you.

"That Slovakia defeat was a tough day, but we knew we had to stick together and stay calm and that's what we've done.

"The failure in Brazil is forgotten now. We have to learn from our mistakes. We've got a new generation and we're thinking about the future."

Marc Bartra has also spoken highly of the national team coach, insisting he has helped him develop immensely .