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Luis Enrique confirmed as new Celta Vigo coach

Luis Enrique confirmed as new Celta Vigo coach

Celta Vigo have hired Luis Enrique to replace Abel Resino as coach for the next two seasons.

Vigo: Celta Vigo have hired Luis Enrique to replace Abel Resino as coach for the next two seasons.

The Spanish club announced Enrique's signing on Saturday, hours after they said they were parting ways with Resino.

Enrique is a former midfielder who played for Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Sporting Gijon. He coached Roma to a seventh-place finish in Italy's Serie A in 2011-12 after managing Barcelona's B team from 2008-11.

Celta avoided relegation on the final day of last season.

first published:June 09, 2013, 19:00 IST