LUIS ENRIQUE has emerged as a contender to be named Brazil boss, based on stories.
The Selecao are presently managerless after Tite stepped down following their World Cup exit.
Brazil have been eradicated within the quarter-finals by Croatia, a spherical additional than Enrique managed with Spain.
The previous Barcelona boss took LA Roja to the spherical of 16, the place they have been knocked out by Morocco.
In line with Brazilian outlet UOL Sport, Enrique is considered one of quite a few high-profile candidates that Selecao bigwigs need to speak to.
Brazilian soccer federation boss Ednaldo Rodrigues is ready to journey to Europe as their supervisor hunt intensifies.
On Rodrigues’ agenda may very well be a visit to Spain for a head to head assembly with Enrique.
The 52-year-old is reportedly “excited” by the prospect of managing Brazil.
He’s claimed to have been in touch with Brazil legend Ronaldo concerning the put up, having performed with the ex-striker at Barcelona.
Enrique additionally managed Neymar at Barca throughout arguably the attacker’s greatest ever season in 2014-15.
Ronaldo, 46, is reportedly keen to endorse Enrique as his selection for the job.
However Brazil chiefs will nonetheless contemplate different candidates.
Jose Mourinho has been linked with the job.
Whereas UOL’s report claims that Brazil would additionally wish to launch an formidable transfer for both Actual Madrid supervisor Carlo Ancelotti or Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola.