Ex-Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique Agreed To a Two-Year Deal As Spain National Head Tactician
The former Barcelona boss, Luis Enrique has been appointed as the new Spain head coach following a disappointing World Cup in Russia.
NIGERIA NEWS notes that Enrique penned a two-year deal after Fernando Hierro stepped down from his position as the national team manager.
Recall that Spain had a poor run at the FIFA World Cup in Russia-an occurrence that reportedly saw former manager Fernando Hierro lost his job.
The 2010 winners failed to progress past the last 16 after they were bundled out by host Russia after the unexpected departure of Julen Lopetegui following his appointment as Los Blancos before the Mundial.
Fernando Hierro was left at the helms of affair for the Mundial but refused to continue the job and Luis Enrique has now been named as the new manager of La Roja.
The former Real Madrid player is expected to lead La Roja into the qualifying campaign for Euro 2020 and potentially into the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Despite been out of work since quitting the Nou Camp outfit, the 48-year-old football tactician has been linked with Arsenal after Arsene Wenger resigned at the end of last campaign.
At the last count, Enrique has won La Liga silverware with both Real Madrid and Barcelona alongside the league, cup and Champion League treble as boss of the Nou Camp dwellers.
Meanwhile, in a previous report, NIGERIA NEWS had submitted that Spain dismissed their head coach Lopetegui few hours to World Cup in Russia.