Luis Enrique is in talks with Chelsea to becoming the new manager as he is no more the head coach of the Spanish National Team.
Chelsea are in talks with former Barcelona and Spain manager Luis Enrique Martinez to become their new manager.
According to Diario AS, the Asturian has been out of work since his contract with Spain expired in December, but he may be returning to work in England. Chelsea Sporting Director Christopher Vivell has made contact with Luis Enrique’s camp regarding a transfer to the Blues.
According to their sources, Gavi and Eric Garcia’s agent, Ivan de la Pena, is negotiating terms with Chelsea on Luis Enrique’s behalf. The former Celta Vigo coach has previously worked abraod, taking charge of Roma for a fateful season before returning to Galicia to coach. Tottenham Hotspur are seeking interest in him, but negotiations do not appear to be as far along.
Luis Enrique recently stated his desire to manage in England during a radio interview, but he wants a project that will allow him to compete. He also stated that he does not expect to be in the Premier League in June of this year. If he becomes the manager of Chelsea, he will face old rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League next week.
Lucho: How he got Sacked as Spain Manager?
After four years in charge, the RFEF has decided to remove the legendary manager of Barcelona and Real Madrid from his position.
The Asturian coach succeeded in giving the national team new life since his arrival in 2018, according to a statement: “Through a profound renewal that has solidified a generational change in the team and in Spanish football.
“Luis Enrique reached the semi-finals of Euro 2020 with his own stamp and through a defined style, and he qualified for two Final Fours of the UEFA Nations League, of the three he played as coach. He chose young players, which has given the Spanish team hope for the future.
“The RFEF wishes Luis Enrique and his team the best of luck in their future professional endeavors.” The coach earns the love and admiration of his national team teammates as well as the entire Federation, which will always be his home.”