AC Milan coach Marco Giampaolo fired after dismal start to Serie A season

first_img Associated Press MilanOctober 9, 2019UPDATED: October 9, 2019 09:48 IST Reuters PhotoAC Milan fired coach Marco Giampaolo, making his tenure in charge the shortest of any manager in club history.Giampaolo was only hired in June as a replacement for Gennaro Gattuso, who stepped down as Milan coach after a fifth-place finish meant the Rossoneri missed out on the Champions League.However, Milan has lost four of his seven matches in charge.”AC Milan announces it has relieved Mr. Marco Giampaolo from his position as coach of the First Team,” the club said in a statement on its website. “The Club is grateful to Marco for the work carried out and wishes him all the best to come in his professional career.”Italian media said Milan is expected to replace him with Stefano Pioli – who has previously coached its city rival Inter Milan.Pioli, a self-confessed Inter fan, coached the Nerazzurri during the 2016-17 season but was fired in May of that campaign after losing 10 out of 27 matches.It is the second coaching change in two days in Serie A after Eusebio Di Francesco left Sampdoria by mutual consent on Monday.Di Francesco replaced Giampaolo in the offseason.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow AC MilanFollow Marco Giampaolo AC Milan coach Marco Giampaolo fired after dismal start to Serie A seasonItalian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Marco Giampaolo would be replaced by former Lazio and Inter Milan coach Stefano Pioli.advertisement Nextlast_img

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