Luis Enrique | The Daily Star
  • Enrique brings winning record, fiery personality to Spain job

    A serial winner on the pitch and in the dugout, Spain's new coach Luis Enrique brings a proven track record to an underachieving national team as well as a direct playing style and a reputation for personality clashes.

  • Enrique unsure of future plans

    Luis Enrique clinched his ninth and last trophy with Barcelona on Saturday night with a 3-1 victory over Alaves in the Copa del Rey.

  • ‘Inconsistency cost Barcelona title’

    Barcelona's inconsistency over the season had cost them the La Liga title, coach Luis Enrique says.

  • Enrique rues missed chance

    Neymar was sent-off as Barcelona lost further ground on Real Madrid at the top of La Liga in a shock 2-0 defeat to Malaga on Saturday.

  • Enrique backs Gomes to come good

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted midfielder Andre Gomes will become a pillar of the Catalans' midfield after silencing his critics with his first goal for the club in a 4-2 win over Valencia on Sunday.

  • Enrique blames Barca defeat on European exploits

    Coach Luis Enrique blamed Barcelona's shock 2-1 La Liga defeat at lowly Deportivo La Coruna on the exertions of their sensational midweek 6-1 Champions League win over Paris St Germain.

  • Barca boos unhelpful: Luis Enrique

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique labelled harsh treatment dished out to his players by Barca fans nonsensical as the Spanish champions squeezed past Leganes 2-1 on Sunday.

  • Messi, Suarez fell Atletico

    Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored stunning goals to edge Barcelona towards a fourth consecutive King's Cup final with a 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, although the holders were lucky to survive a late onslaught from the hosts.

  • 'I don't think about how many he scores'

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says Neymar's performances remain at their peak, despite the Brazilian's flagging goal tally this season.

  • Suarez hopes new deal for ‘PlayStation’ Messi

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez hopes teammate Lionel Messi will follow his lead by signing a long-term contract to see out the remainder of his prime years at the Camp Nou.

  • Five things we learned from El Clasico

    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos rescued a draw and maintained the European champions' six-point lead at the top of La Liga in a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Saturday.

  • Barca draw a 'miracle'

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique lamented what he described as the worst display of his time in charge as the Catalan giants escaped with a 1-1 draw at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

  • Barca will punish City errors

    Barcelona will put Manchester City to the sword if they commit the same kind of errors as they did in their Champions League encounter last month, coach Luis Enrique has said.

  • Football: Barca seal Spanish Super Cup

    Three points from Barcelona's 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Camp Nou secures the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-0 aggregate victory.

  • Football: Suarez gives Barca edge

    Luis Suarez insists the Spanish Super Cup is not Barcelona's yet after helping his team shoot down Sevilla 2-0 to give them a comfortable lead after the first leg of the final.

  • Football: Selection headache for Barca

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has a tough decision to make before his side's first game of the season against Sevilla in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.

  • La Liga title controversy heating up

    So it all comes down to this. With just one round remaining in La Liga, a single point separates Barcelona and Real Madrid at the top of the table. Everything will be decided on a spectacular Saturday evening - and the build-up in Spain is already intense.

  • Title on the line

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted his side won't be distracted by local rivals Espanyol's desire to destroy their La Liga title chances in the Catalan derby on Sunday.

  • ‘Messi is Barca’s leader’

    Luis Enrique has lauded Lionel Messi as Barcelona's leader and "the best wherever he plays".

  • ‘Barca yet to reach top form’

    Luis Enrique has issued an ominous warning to Barcelona's domestic and European rivals by confidently stating: "We are not in our best form."

  • ‘Messi recovery is on track’

    Luis Enrique says Lionel Messi's recovery is proceeding as expected but offered no update on when the Barcelona forward is expected to return to action.

  • How Messi matured at Barca this season

    Even a superstar like Messi of Barcelona needs to evolve to stay ahead of the curve especially when he faces stiff competition from Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid.

  • Classy Rakitic gives Catalans the edge

    Substitute Ivan Rakitic scored twice to earn Barcelona a 2-0 victory over BATE on Tuesday and move the European champions three points clear at the top of Group E.

  • Barca still feeling Messi loss

    Sergio Busquets has hailed Barcelona teammate Neymar for his sizzling form on the pitch, but says the loss of Lionel Messi to injury is still being felt within the Blaugrana team.

  • Barca eye top spot

    A Barcelona side without the injured Lionel Messi head to face Sevilla at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday, desperate to move back to the summit of La Liga.

  • Lionel Messi

    Four-goal Celta stun Barcelona

    Barcelona were beaten for the first time in La Liga this season as Celta romped to a stunning 4-1 victory at Balaidos on Wednesday.

  • Lionel Messi still otherworldly

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says that Lionel Messi's penalty issues do not make the Blaugrana superstar seem any less of a visitor from another planet.

  • Ronaldo eyes history for Real

    Cristiano Ronaldo can move ahead of Raul as Real Madrid's top goalscorer of all time as Los Blancos take on Athletic Bilbao.

  • Messi - Champions League’s greatest player

    Having helped the Blaugrana to four titles, the Argentine attacker is already the finest footballer to play Champions League.

  • Messi becomes a father again

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is available for selection for the weekend's game with Atletico Madrid after the birth of his second son Mateo on Friday night.