News Spain 

Luis Enrique, new Spain coach

Luis Enrique is the man tasked with taking the Spain national team into a new era, it has been announced, after Fernando Hierro stepped aside as coach. The 48-year-old has signed an initial two-year contract but will not be officially unveiled until next week, said Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales. “We have two very intense and important years [ahead of us] and the new coach fits all of the requirements [we were looking for],” said Rubiales, who also admitted: “We didn’t approach anyone else, we only spoke to…

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Gossip News 

Arsenal to replace Arsene Wenger with former Barca coach

Arsenal are looking to replace Arsene Wenger with former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique, according to reports. Mundo Deportivo report that Thomas Tuchel’s pending move to Bayern Munich means that Enrique will be a free agent and be on the look out for a new club after taking a year long sabbatical from the game. Enrique, who has previously coached Roma, Celta Vigo and Barca – is now favourite to take over from Wenger, who is said to be on the verge of an exit from the Emirates stadium after Champions…

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Global Gossip News 

Luis Enrique could face Barcelona as Chelsea role edges closer

Luis Enrique is set to take over from Antonio Conte at Chelsea, according to various reports in England. Enrique, who is currently enjoying a break from football after a successful period with Barcelona – but the lure of moving to Stamford Bridge is reportedly interesting the former midfielder. Blues boss Conte is under increasing pressure, despite winning the Premier League title last season and making a number of signings last summer. With the Italian coach’s contract due to end in June 2019 – Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is close to…

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Gossip News 

Luis Enrique key in Rafinha’s proposed move to Inter Milan

Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has told Inter Milan to sign midfielder Rafinha this month, according to Il Corriere dello Sport. The Brazilian international damaged his knee ligaments last season in the 4-1 win over Granada and has not featured for the current La Liga leaders since April. Having undergone various recovery methods, the youngster was deemed fully fit early in December but as expected – playing time is now hard to come by due to the form of Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic and Paulinho. Having scored eight goals last season…

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LaLiga News 

Sevilla sack manager Eduardo Berizzo

Sevilla have sacked manager Eduardo Berizzo, just a week after he returned from his prostate cancer surgery, the club announced on their official website. The Spaniard only joined the Andalusian outfit in June, following a three-year spell at Celta Vigo, but a run of four games without a win, including a 3-1 defeat to Real Sociedad in which Berizzo was criticised for his squad selection, has seen an end to his short spell in the south. The 48-year-old’s announcement to his players about suffering from cancer went viral, telling them…

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Global Gossip News 

Luis Enrique begins Bayern Munich talks

Bayern Munich have opened talks with Luis Enrique over the vacant managerial role at the club, according to various reports. Enrique left Barcelona in the summer after three successful seasons, which included winning nine trophies. Having sacked Carlo Ancelotti following last week’s 3-0 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint Germain, Bayern have been on the hunt for a new manager, being linked with former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel. Reports in German press and in particular, Sport1, claim Enrique is now in advanced talks to take over. Spanish journalist Juanma…

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Blog LaLiga 

Enrique era ends with Valverde the new man in the Hotseat

With Luis Enrique deciding his time as Barcelona manager was up, it was time for a new man to be given the tough job of managing the Catalan giants. Many names were mentioned but in the end it was Ernesto Valverde who was selected as the best candidate A name perhaps unknown to those without a deep knowledge of Spanish football, Valverde joins from Athletic Club de Bilbao having guided the Basques to European finishes in his last three seasons. Of course, coaching Barcelona is no easy task but Valverde…

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