Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is to be named as the new Spain coach, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Monday.
Leading newspaper Marca said on their front cover the 48-year-old has been chosen by Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales as the successor to Julen Lopetegui, who was sacked the day before the World Cup 2018.
The story was echoed by radio station Onda Cero and the website of daily AS. The Federation have scheduled a media conference on Monday to announce changes to the organisation’s structure after Fernando Hierro, who took charge of the team during the World Cup, left his role as sporting director. Read more