Alba admits frustration with Barcelona boss Luis Enrique

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Jordi Alba admits he no longer feels the confidence of Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique, having found his place in the first team under threat. The left-back has been a casualty of Luis Enrique's switch to a three-man defence and was left out of Sunday's 4-2 win over Valencia at Camp Nou, as well as the historic 6-1 Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain.

Alba, who was nonetheless called up by Julen Lopetegui for Spain's World Cup qualifier with Israel and friendly against France, has now conceded that he has found life at club level frustrating of late.

"I feel the total confidence of the boss here [in the Spain camp], which for me is a compliment and something that fills me with confidence. It's something I'm not having at Barcelona and that I'd maybe like to have," Alba, who turns 28 on Tuesday, told Movistar+.

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