Alberto Encinas Pozo also joined head coach Gerardo Seoane as assistant coach before the start of the pre-season. The Spaniard came to Leverkusen from top Spanish club Barcelona, where he was assistant coach with the U19s since 2017.
In the spring of 2018 he fulfilled the same function with the Barca B team. Bayer 04 sporting director Simon Rolfes recognised Encinas' "very good work" with the Catalan club. And he added “We expect a lot from him, particularly in working with our young players."
Date of birth: 09.02.1982
At the club since: 2021
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