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06th Nov 2015

Vicente del Bosque churns out the oldest cliche possible about the England football team

We've heard this one before


Vicente del Bosque may look like a grumpy man but we would still love to sit down and have a pint with him.

The former Real Madrid manager hopes to guide Spain to their third European Championship success in a row next summer and their preparations for the tournament are already under way.

Next week Spain face England, with Diego Costa back in the squad having missed out on the last two games due to suspension.

England sailed to the Euros, winning 10 out of 10 qualifying matches, but Del Bosque doesn’t have anything specific to say about their strengths and weaknesses.

In fact, judging from these “quick and powerful” comments, it sounds like he hasn’t watched them in some time…