Luis Enrique leaves role as Spain manager
The Spanish football federation have announced that Luis Enrique will no longer manage Spain as he is replaced by his former assistant Robert Moreno.
The president of the Spanish football federation, Luis Rubiales, has announced that Luis Enrique will be no longer be the Spain manager during a press conference alongside sporting directo José Francisco Molina.
The role will be given to his assistant manager, Robert Moreno, who has worked with Luis Enrique in all of his previous roles from Celta Vigo to Roma and Barcelona.
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He has managed the side for the last three games against Malta, Faroe Islands and Sweden and they have won all three.
Luis Enrique has been absent in the last three games as he attends to a pesonal matter. The matter of Luis Enrique's future was set to be decided upon after the string of games in the Euro 2020 qualfiers and that decision has been made.
Abelardo, most recently of Alavés, was a strong candidate for the job but the heavyweights in the Spanish dressing room have been impressed with Moreno's work and urged the RFEF to choose him as the next manager.