Official: Luis Enrique is forced to step down as Spain coach

The head of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, has confirmed that Luis Enrique has left his role with the national team due to personal reasons

Rubiales ha comunicado que Luis Enrique no seguirá al mando de la selección | @RFEF

The president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, has confirmed to the media that Luis Enrique has stepped down as coach of the Spain national team. The personal problems which forced the former Barça manager to abandon his place on the dugout in March is the motive behind this definitive exit.

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Rubiales announced that Roberto Moreno, who took charge of the team in Luis Enrique's absence, will now be handed the responsibility to lead 'La Roja' on a permanent basis.

"Luis Enrique won't carry on as the national coach. He's always shown great respect and we want to thank him. There is no bad feeling and we at the RFEF will always open our door for him."

Spain's next matches take place on the 5th and 8th September against Romania and Faroe Islands.

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