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BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona hired Luis Enrique as its new coach on Monday, hoping the former player can help restore the clubs recent success following its first season in six years without a major trophy. Nike Air Huarache Homme . Barcelona said on its website that Enrique agreed to a two-year deal, but did not disclose further details. He will replace Argentine coach Gerardo Martino, who stepped down on Saturday immediately after the club failed to defend its Spanish league title. The 44-year-old Enrique is one of the few players to have had successful careers with both Real Madrid and Barcelona, having left the former in 1996 to join its archrival. He stayed at Barcelona until 2004. He had been widely expected to be appointed as the clubs new coach after stepping down from his position at Celta Vigo last week, and will restore a line of in-house managers most recently continued by Pep Guardiola and Tito Vilanova. Barcelona also said goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is joining the club from German side Borussia Monchengladbach to replace Victor Valdes, who is leaving on his own accord. In other moves, Barcelona said it was bringing back forward Gerard Deulofeu from Everton and midfielder Rafina Alcantara from Celta, after both young talents were loaned out last season to acquire playing experience. The Catalan club said goalkeeper Jose Pinto would not be returning after six-and-a-half seasons as Valdes backup and starter in the Copa del Rey. Barcelona also ensured on Monday that star forward Lionel Messi would remain the centerpiece of its squad after finalizing an extension of his contract that will reportedly make the clubs all-time leading scorer the worlds highest-paid football player. The 26-year-old Messi will earn a reported $27 million per season with further incentives able to drive the deal up to $34 million per year until the contract ends in 2017-18. Enrique will be tasked with rekindling the competitive edge that Messi and his teammates lacked at critical moments throughout the season that it started well but finished in its worst form since before Guardiola took over in 2008. Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu announced on Saturday following Barcelonas 1-1 draw against new champion Atletico Madrid that a number of players would not be returning. So even more changes are to be expected to renew a team that had stayed at the top of European football for the last half decade with its core made up of Messi and Spanish internationals in Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta. After starting his playing career with Sporting Gijon, Enrique played for Madrid for five seasons and helped it win one league title before signing with Barcelona. The forward went on to play eight campaigns for Barcelona, helping the team win two league titles in his first two seasons and becoming the team captain in his last two years before retiring. As a member of the Spanish national team Enrique played in three World Cups and won the 1992 Olympic gold medal. Following in Guardiolas footsteps, Enrique returned to coach Barcelonas B-team from 2008-2011 before he spent one troubled season in charge of AC Roma, where he stepped down in 2012 with one year remaining on his contract. He returned to the Spanish league last season to take over Celta, incorporating former Barcelona B-team charge Rafina. After a difficult start, he guided the modest Celta side to a ninth-place finish in the 20-team league. Enrique will be presented on Wednesday. Puma Creepers Pas Cher . "All he says is, its crazy," DeMar DeRozan told reporters following Torontos win over the Pistons Wednesday. The Raptors longest-serving members, Johnson and DeRozan have had two coaches and 56 different teammates in five seasons with the club, all without appearing in a single playoff game. Puma Rihanna Creeper . Dancevic won his singles match on Friday, defeating Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1, to even the best-of-five series at a game apiece. World No. 18 Kei Nishikori defeated Peter Polansky in the opening match, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.PORT ELIZABERTH, South Africa -- Canada will play Wales on Sunday in the Bowl competition at the Port Elizabeth Sevens after losing its three pool fixtures of the South African rugby tournament on Saturday. The Canadian mens team fell to South Africa 24-7, Kenya 24-12, and Spain 26-12 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. "To make those mistakes was disappointing and now we must pick ourselves up and turn up tomorrow," said head coach Geraint John. "We are better than that but we must deliver and I know we can." Canadas first game began after a minute of silence in memory of Nelson Mandela. After heading into the break down 17-0, Canada responded in the second half as Phil Mack ducked under a tackle and dove over close to the uprights. His kick pulled Canada back to within ten points, but South African replacement Kwagga Smith crossed to seal the win. Caanada found itself five minutes away from victory in its second match against Kenya, but two second-half scores from the Kenyan side sealed Canadas second loss of the day, making qualify for the Cup competition impossible. Puma Rihanna Creepers Pas Cher. In its third match, Spain bounced back from last weeks clash between the two sides, which Canada won 22-12, to take the victory. Spain came out of the blocks firing and opened the scoring inside a minute when Pablo Feijoo went over the line after finding a gap on the switch. Francisco Hernandez added the extra two points to leave Canada playing catch-up early on. The lead was cut a couple of minutes later when Hearns offload found Justin Douglas, who raced over for an unconverted score. 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