Breaking: Enrique Resigns As Spain Coach, Returns To Club Football

Spain Manager, Luis Enrique has resigned from the football club following Spain’s exit from the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Spain football team had lost to Morocco in the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Morocco had beaten the Spain team on penalties after a goalless draw, on Tuesday.

After the football match, the coach said he was to blame for the team’s loss.

The Spanish Football Federation on Tuesday announced Enrique’s resignation in a statement, on Thursday.

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The statement reads, “The RFEF would like to thank Luis Enrique and his entire coaching staff.

“The sports management of the RFEF has transferred to the president a report in which it is determined that a new project should start for the Spanish team, with the aim of continuing with the growth achieved in recent years thanks to the work carried out by Luis Enrique and his collaborators.

“Both the president, Luis Rubiales, and the sports director, Jose Francisco Molina, have transmitted the decision to the coach.

“The Asturian coach managed to give a new impetus to the national team since his arrival, in 2018, through a profound renovation that has consolidated a generational change in the team and in Spanish football.

“Luis qualified for the final four of the UEFA Nations League twice and reached the semi-finals of Euro 2020, with his own stamp and through a defined style. He opted for young talent and has sown hope for the future of the Spanish team.

“The RFEF energetically wishes Luis and his team the best of luck in their future professional projects. The coach earns the love and admiration of his collaborators in the national team and of the entire federation, which will always be his home.”

The 52-year-old coach was first appointed as Spain’s coach in 2018 and his contract was supposed to last until the end of the year.

Italian football journalist, Fabrizio Romano revealed that the coach is prepared to return to club football.

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