Before joining Celta Vigo as the head coach, that same summer Luis Enrique climbed some of the toughest mountain paths in the Dolomites by bicycle. His one-year tenure at a club that had narrowly escaped relegation took the same steep path to place Celta Vigo eighth in the table of La Liga 2014/15 season, according to online sportsbook news in Spain. Now again, following Spain’s last-16 hurdle against Russia in the World Cup, Luis Enrique will be tasked to solve the national team’s problems, apply his tactics and see off Spain climb the path to live up to the Euro 2020 winner odds. Should the fan-base go that far in their hopes for Spain’s Enrique?
Luis Enrique, who has been out of management since he left Barcelona last summer, is back on track with a tough task to rebuild the Spanish squad. A perfect lineup will need him to normalize his relationship with La Liga’s top two rivals. Some perceive Enrique coming from coaching Barca for three years a sign that he would be bias when picking his starting eleven. Others say his five years with Real Madrid as a player are enough for Enrique to satisfy both teams. Will Enrique get the momentum he needs from Barca and Real?
Enrique Comes from the Same Environment
It is no surprise that the Spanish Football Federation unanimously supports the appointment of Luis Enrique. They even said that no one else was contacted for the position. The trust and confidence is sound and solid. He played for both Real Madrid and Barca for 13 years, he coached Barcelona B, Celta and Barcelona. The only experience he has outside Spain is one-year failure with Roma.
Although Spain had a humiliating exit in Russia, they still stand better than all European teams who took the World Cup 2018 by storm at online betting sites in Spain. Hopes are high on Spain’s Euro 2020 winner odds, and that is because everyone expects Enrique to be the La Rocha savior. Will he keep the momentum and bring back the trust and optimism of the old days for the Spaniard fans?
Euro 2020 Winner Odds
Spain enjoying the second place with (5.75) odds at Unibet Sportsbook is not just a sign that Luis Enrique is expected to reverse the Spain’s Euro and World Cup setbacks, but he also is expected to build positive environment in the locker room. He will easily go ahead with his tactics since most of the Spanish players already know very well, and most importantly, he will never think of escaping the team at the last minute as his predecessor did. So, should you place a bet on Spain to win Euro 2020 just because Enrique has been appointment? Or it is still too early to predict the kind of change Enrique could bring to La Rocha.