‘Lee Kang-in’s Wings’ coach Enrique declares offensive football…”I want a team that attacks from the first minute”

 Can Louis Enrique (53), the new Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) manager, give wings to Lee Kang-in (22)? He declared ‘aggressive football’.

On the 14th (Korean time), PSG released the first official interview with him on the club’s homepage, saying, “When Enrique started his adventure in Paris, he talked about his motivation and the football he pursues.” 

On the 5th, coach Enrique was appointed to the PSG command tower. PSG, which finished in the round of 16 of the European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) last season, said goodbye to coach Christophe Galtier and took over the new helm with coach Enrique. His contract is for 2 years.

Enrique is the manager who led Barcelona and the Spanish national team. He started his leadership career in earnest in 2008 as coach of the Barcelona B team, and returned to Barcelona in 2014 through AS Roma and Celta Vigo.

Barcelona and coach Enrique wrote history. From the first year of his tenure, he achieved a treble with the triangular formation of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez먹튀검증, and Lionel Neymar, called the ‘MSN Line’. The FIFA Manager of the Year award was also his share. With Barcelona, ​​Enrique has won two La Liga titles, one Copa del Rey title and one UCL title. 

After that, Enrique coached the Spanish national team. He achieved results such as UEFA Nations League 2020-2021 runner-up and UEFA Euro 2020 semi-finals. However, at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Spain failed to overcome Morocco’s storm and was eliminated in the round of 16.

Now, manager Enrique is taking on a new challenge at PSG. “I’m very happy, I’m very proud. I want to start soon. When everything is new, it’s like stepping out of your comfort zone. But I’m motivated because it’s a new country, a new city, new players, a new team. It’s all positive.” He conveyed his excitement.

He also predicted aggressive football. Enrique said: “If you’ve seen my team play, you know a little bit about what I think. I’m obviously an attacking manager. My coaching staff and I want a team that doesn’t hesitate to attack from the first minute. We want the fans to enjoy themselves, We want our players to enjoy representing PSG.”

PSG boasts a splendid squad. World-class players such as Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Marco Verratti, and Marquinhos are lined up, and there are six freshmen this summer alone. PSG further strengthened their strength by recruiting Lee Kang-in, Luca Hernandez, Milan Sckriniar, Manuel Ugarte, Marco Asensio and Cher Ndour.

Enrique said: “All the players at PSG are great. Even the young players from the youth who haven’t been yet will be. The existing players and the newly signed players are all star players. But if you want to build a team, you have to bring everyone together and bring them We need a manager who believes in it, and I am absolutely confident that we will succeed.”

“My goal is for PSG fans to be proud of the team, proud of the play they see on the pitch, and enjoy the sight of it,” Enrique said. If you see a team united as one, you will feel gratitude.”

Finally, he greeted the PSG fans he met for the first time. “I want to make the fans proud,” Enrique said. “I want to give the feeling that your team works hard, fights, plays good football and above all never backs down and wins points in every game. That’s what I guarantee as a manager. “It’s something we can do. I can’t predict the outcome, but I’m sure we can do it.”

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