After three seasons with the Spanish Giants, two of which have been formidably dominant as Barcelona picked up 8 of a possible 10 trophies and the third being this season, where Barcelona are still contenders for 3 titles, Luis Enrique has decided to step down. With all this silverware, the Asturian equaled Pep Guardiola’s record at the club. Enrique even won the FIFA Coach of the Year award in 2015 beating Guardiola, then manager of Bayern, and Jorge Sampaoli, who was Chile’s coach.
On the 2nd of March, Enrique said that he won’t be returning next season as he needs some rest in the post-match press conference in the wake of their 6-1 victory over Sporting Gijon. That means the rumour mill been churning out fresh speculation for one of the biggest jobs in the football world. The Catalans have said that they are going to try to announce the new name by the 1st of July. Let us look at some of the top possible replacements: