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01st Mar 2017

Luis Enrique confirms he’s leaving Barcelona… and football fans instantly jump to conclusions about his replacement

Surely not?


Luis Enrique will not stay on as Barcelona boss beyond this season.

After winning the treble with the Spanish giants not even a couple of years ago, the 46-year-old has attracted criticism in recent months – especially in the wake of Barca’s Champions League last 16 first leg battering at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain the other week.

With the club confirming the news after a 6-1 home win over Sporting Gijon, thoughts will inevitably turn to who might be the man to replace him.

In fact, they already have.

Within seconds of the news breaking, one man’s name was being put forward by plenty of football fans.

Yep, Arsene Wenger, who many believe may be just a couple of months away from bidding farewell to Arsenal after a couple of decades, is the man many people appear to think might be in line for the job.

As of yet, it’s unclear if Barca have identified a replacement for Enrique. Until they do, expect Wenger’s name to be linked.

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