By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline
Published: 15:05 BST, 1 September 2017 | Updated: 15:05 BST, 1 September 2017
Spain manager Julen Lopetegui does not expect the fans to get on Gerard Pique's back on Saturday night against Italy at the Bernabeu.
Pique has outwardly made known his dislike for Real Madrid over the years but Lopetegui is sure that the Bernabeu crowd will help his side rather than direct their anger at the Barcelona defender.
Spain moved an international friendly with England in March 2015 due to fears of a hostile reception from the Bernabeu fans for the Barcelona defender.
Gerard Pique and his Spanish team-mates take on Italy on Saturday night at the Bernabeu
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