FC Barcelona Appoint Luis Enrique as New Coach

FC Barcelona bring in Luis Enrique in place of Gerardo Martino who ended a disappointing trophy-less season when FC Barcelona drew Atletico Madrid to finish second best in the Spanish league.

updated: May 20, 2014 09:49 IST
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Barcelona: FC Barcelona on Monday appointed outgoing Celta Vigo manager Luis Enrique as their new coach to replace Gerardo Martino after a disappointing trophy-less season, the Catalan club said.

"The FC Barcelona Board of Directors have this evening confirmed Luis Enrique Martineza as the new first team coach" and the 44-year-old will sign a two-year deal, the club said in a statement.