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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique congratulates Sporting on Twitter

The Barça coach Luis Enrique congratulated his friend and former teammate Aberlardo for keeping Sporting de Gijón in the first division.

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Luis Enrique in a Sporting strip

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique, at the end of the LaLiga trophy parade and having heard the news that Sporting Gijón had avoided relegation, uploaded a photo of himself in a Sporting strip to Twitter.

Sporting Gijón safe

Sporting beat Villarreal 2-0, while Getafe lost to Betis, meaning the side from Gijón in Asturias will play in the Primera division of LaLiga next season.

Luis Enrique tweeted: “What a great day! Sporting de Gijón! Congratulations Pitu.” A direct message for the Barcelona boss’s friend and former team-mate at both Sporting Gijón and Barcelona Abelardo Fernández, currently coach of Sporting.

Luis Enrique: a Sporting fan until he dies

Luis Enrique is a dyed in the wool Sporting supporter, admitting as much before the Sporting - Barcelona game in the first half of this edition of the Liga. “I’ve been a member for an infinite amount of years, I went to the ground with the flag. I’ve been a Sportinguista since I was born and I will be until I die”.

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