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La Roja head coach Luis Enrique quits Spain for personal reasons



spain announced on wednesday afternoon that luis enrique has stepped down as manager of the national team because of non-public reasons.
luis enrique, forty nine, has been absent since march 26, with his assistant robert moreno having guided the Spanish team beyond their 3 euro 2020 qualifiers.

moreno will replace luis enrique as head coach,
spanish football federation (SFEF) president luis rubiales announced.
“luis enrique has introduced he will now not continue as head coach,” rubiales stated in a news conference on wednesday. “it’s his request  and we
have to respect it.
“we have to thank luis enrique. we’ve learnt a lot from him. we can continue to support him. Were going to continually have the doors open in this federation. i ask the press to keep to support him throughout this
hard time that is all the way down to a private issue.
“the decision of the (RFEF) to put its trust on robert moreno, who will lead us at euro 2020. we are convinced he’s the best option in view
of the scenario we are in.”
A statement given on behalf of luis enrique turned into read out at the information conference:
“because of the reasons that avoided me from wearing on my responsibilities as head coach since march and due to the fact they persisted, i have decided to step down.
“all my gratitude to the (RFEF) for his or her confidence and the knowledge proven. i want to thank particularly all the people which are a part of the group of workers and the players for their professionalism. i cannot neglect the media in your discretion and the respect shown in view of the state of affairs.”
the (RFEF)  has expressed their “overall commitment” to luis enrique and was hoping to have him for “a few years.”
luis enrique was contracted to the (RFEF) for a year however his spell  lasted eleven months.
spain have gained eight and lost two in their 10 games because the former
barcelona teach changed fernando hierro at the helm following the
national group’s last 16 go out to russia on the 2018 global cup.
“it’s a blended feeling,” moreno stated wednesday on the news conference.
“i am unhappy however i experience the duty.
“it’s unique circumstances and luis enrique desired me to just accept this
position. i am sure spain will qualify for euro 2020.”
spain play at romania on sept. five earlier than website hosting the faroe islands three
days later as part of their eu qualifying campaign.
la roja lead group f with four wins in as many video games.
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