The elimination of Spain against Morocco was fatal for him. After going out in the Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup with Spain, Luis Enrique was dismissed from his role as coach of La Roja. “The president, Luis Rubiales, and the sporting director, José Francisco Molina, transferred the decision to the coach. (…) The RFEF strongly wishes Luis Enrique and his team the best of luck in their future professional projects”announced the Spanish federation on Thursday.
But despite this failure, Luis Enrique could bounce back quickly and in a championship he knows well: La Liga. According to Spanish media AS, the leader of 52 would be a track much studied by Atlético de Madrid. The Colchoneros are not insensitive to the idea of changing coaches, Diego Simeno is no longer indisputable. If he is still under contract until 2024, the Argentine manager points to only 5th place in La Liga and was eliminated early in the group stage of the Champions League.
Manchester United are also interested
“I love him very much, personally and professionally. I think he has the talent to coach any team in our league. It is clear that it provides added value for everyone“Said Atletico’s general manager Miguel Angel Gil Marin after the Spanish elimination. “Luis Enrique is a spectacular coach and manager. It’s a different idea than what we have at Atlético right now, but why not?added Koke, captain colchonero.
The door is therefore open for the former manager of Barça. But Atlético de Madrid is not the only team interested in Luis Enrique. always according to AS, Manchester United would also keep an eye on him. The club’s complicated situation – shaken up in recent months by the news of Cristiano Ronaldo and fifth place in the Premier League – could force the Red Devils to put pressure on Erik ten Hag, who arrived in the summer, and look more closely at Enrique.