Updated: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 02:24 | By Agence France-Presse

Barcelona appoint Luis Enrique as new coach

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.


Barcelona appoint Luis Enrique as new coach

AS Roma's Spanish coach Luis Enrique attends the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma v Lazio at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on March 4, 2012 - by Gabriel Bouys

"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.

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