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Spain keeper coach Ochotorena convinced Kepa good competition for Man Utd's De Gea

Veteran Spain goalkeeper coach José Manuel Ochotorena is convinced by the potential of Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Ochotorena is this week working with Kepa and Manchester United's David de Gea, having been kept on by new Spain coach Luis Enrique.

AS says the veteran, who has been with the La Roja staff since 2003, believes De Gea can match the longevity of Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas. Indeed, he feels this can be 'the era of De Gea'.

And in Kepa's case, Ochotorena is convinced by the youngster's potential, though the former Athletic Bilbao No1 needs to add to his experience.

Also part of the squad this week is Real Betis keeper Pau Lopez, who spent a season on-loan at Tottenham a year ago.

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