Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has been talking about what it’s like to train the world’s greatest player.
Enrique took part in a Q&A session with fans on social media where he was asked what it was like to train Lionel Messi and offered his view on what advice he gave the Argentine.
“How do we train Leo Messi? There is a little bit of everything. I cannot tell him how to dribble or how to pass or shoot because he is an artist at those things and it’s clear that we don’t have to advise him on these topics.
“But things relating to the systems we use, situations or things as a more general level that benefit us, for sure we tell him.
“How to create pressure in a certain way, where do we want the ball, what spaces on the pitch should he be taking up to try to receive the ball... we tried to influence him regarding all those things.”
Source | Goal
Lucho spent three years at Barca before leaving and subsequently taking on the role as Spain boss. He also spoke in the session about how he has not ruled out a return to Barcelona in the future.