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Luis Enrique followed Guardiola's achievements but never got the same credit

BARCELONA: Luis Enrique’s announcement that he will quit Barcelona at the end of the season was expected, but the timing: at the end of a news conference after his side thrashed Sporting Gijon 6-1: came as a surprise. In fact, he had first considered not renewing his contract beyond next summer during pre-season, he said,… Read More »

Luis Enrique and Simeone unite to defend 'spectacular' Neymar

BARCELONA: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique and Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone have launched impassioned defences of Neymar after the Brazilian’s showboating again came under the spotlight. Former Barcelona great Michael Laudrup lambasted the Brazil international for “provoking” the opposition in Saturday’s 5-1 win at Leganes and Neymar’s flamboyant style will be scrutinised again on Wednesday… Read More »