Australia vs Spain World Cup 2014: Cesc Fabregas and coach Vicente del Bosque involved in bust-up during training session - reports
The incident happened on the eve of Spain's final World Cup match
Sunday 22 June 2014
The Spanish newspaper AS have reported that Fabregas, who will return to the Premier League next season after recently signing for Chelsea, was not working hard enough in training and was forced to take off his bib by Del Bosque, who replaced him in the exercise with Xabi Alonso (Watch the video below).
Did they really have a bust-up? Watch the video below...
Raul Albiol, the Napoli defender, has played down the incident.
"I haven’t seen anything strange," he said.
"I guess it is just frustration from the team that we have been eliminated, nothing more.
"Obviously we were all desperate to qualify, Cesc as well, but I haven’t seen anything strange with regards to Cesc."
Spain take on Australia in Curitiba tomorrow evening with only pride to play for.
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