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Luis Enrique resigns from managing Spain; Assistant Moreno to take charge

DECCAN CHRONICLE | Edited by : CHETAN NAYAK
Published Jun 20, 2019, 12:43 pm IST
Updated Jun 20, 2019, 12:43 pm IST
Stating personal reasons to be the cause of his departure, The manager had been absent from Spain’s campaigns since March.
Luis Enrique thanked the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the media and the Spanish squad, mentioning the understanding and privacy that they have shown in the matter. (Photo: AFP)
 Luis Enrique thanked the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the media and the Spanish squad, mentioning the understanding and privacy that they have shown in the matter. (Photo: AFP)

Mumbai: Former Barcelona player and manager Luis Enrique, better known by his nickname Lucho stepped down from his role as head coach for the Spanish national team.

Stating personal reasons to be the cause of his departure, The manager had been absent from Spain’s campaigns since March.

 

However, Spain’s captain Sergio Ramos has backed the manager’s decision to step down and has declared on Twitter that all of Spain’s upcoming wins will also belong to Enrique despite his exit.

Read Sergio’s tweet here-

FC Barcelona, Enrique’s former team and the last club he coached also supported the manager on his decision.

Here’s their tweet-

After the confirmation on Wednesday, Luis Enrique thanked the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the media and the Spanish squad, mentioning the understanding and privacy that they have shown in the matter.

Spain’s team will now be handled by Enrique’s assistant Robert Moreno until at least the conclusion of the Euro Cup 2020.

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