Date of birth: 8 May 1970
Playing career: Real Sporting de Gijón, Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona
Coaching career: FC Barcelona B, AS Roma, RC Celta de Vigo, FC Barcelona
• Known for his versatility, Luis Enrique spent the bulk of his playing career with Spain's two most successful clubs having started out at hometown side Sporting Gijón.
• Won the Liga and Copa del Rey with Madrid and Barcelona − whom he surprisingly joined on a free transfer from the Merengues in 1996 − and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup at the Camp Nou, where he played under, among others, Sir Bobby Robson, Louis van Gaal and Frank Rijkaard.
• A scorer of 12 goals in 57 appearances for Spain and an Olympic gold medallist on home soil in 1992, Enrique moved into coaching with Barcelona B in 2008, succeeding his former Azulgrana team-mate Josep Guardiola.
• Appointed coach of Roma in June 2011 but held the post for just one season after a disappointing campaign in which the capital club lost in the UEFA Europa League play-offs to ŠK Slovan Bratislava and finished outside the European qualification places in Serie A.
• Resurfaced at Celta in summer 2013, leading the Galician side to a ninth-place finish in the Liga in his only season in charge. Left in May 2014 and was soon announced as Gerardo Martino's replacement at Barcelona on a two-year contract.
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