Luis Enrique accepted AS Roma

12th June, 2011 | Posted by Football Info

The former Spain midfielder Luis Enrique, who coached the reserve team of FC Barcelona the past three years, has signed a contract for two seasons with Roma.”
The former midfielder of Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Spain Luis Enrique became the new coach of AS Roma. Earlier the 41-year-old coach has never worked on his own with the club of top division.
Last season, Luis Enrique led the reserve team of FC Barcelona and won its third place in the second Spanish division, and then left the club. The Spaniard arrived in Rome on Thursday and has already signed a contract for two years. “We chose him because he is young and wants to grow as a professional,” – said the athletic director of Roma Walter Sabatini.
The mentor of Gijón “Sporting” played for Real Madrid later, and then spent eight years in the ranks of FC Barcelona. In the 2009/10 season he has already achieved as a coach with Barcelona in upgrades. “The goal of Roma” – is always win, so I chose this club because I am the winner. Otherwise I would not leave my work in Spain and my family” – explained Luis Enrique.
“I want to play attacking football – added the new coach of AS Roma, who on Thursday visited the training base of the team and met with its captain Francesco Totti. – I want people to come to the stadium to look at us. Maybe nobody knows me yet, after a year things will be different.”

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