Ninth coach in six years: Pioli arrives at AC Milan’s bedside

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Latest Football News – AC Milan change (still) coach. Marco Giampaolo relieved of his duties on Tuesday, Stefano Pioli was appointed in his place. The 53-year-old Italian coach has been through Lazio Rome and Inter Milan.

“And it goes on and on …”, sang Francis Cabrel in 1985. AC Milan fans could very well take up this refrain in 2019. To one detail: for them, “this is not just the beginning, all right, all right … ” This Wednesday, the club Lombard has indeed made official his ninth coach since January 2014. After Massimiliano Allegri, Clarence Seedorf, Pippo Inzaghi, Sinisa Mihajlovic, Christian Brocchi, Vincenzo Montella, Gennaro Gattuso and Marco Giampaolo, fired Tuesday, place Stefano Pioli.

Angry tifosi

The Italian coach, whose career climax is a third place with Lazio Rome, arrives at the bedside of a sick team. Currently 13th, Milan counts 4 defeats and 3 victories in 7 matches. A record that has not survived Marco Giampaolo, who was also criticized a game at half mast. To replace it, the Milanese management opts for a second knife. The first one was Luciano Spalletti, the former coach of the Interstate neighbor.

Problem, the latter is still under contract with the Nerazzurri. And both parties were unable to agree on the amount of the exit allowance. As a result, the Rossoneri activated their plan B in the person of Stefano Pioli, who signed a two-year contract. Since Tuesday, supporters Milan, dissatisfied with this choice, have expressed their anger on social networks by launching a hashtag “PioliOUT”. The latter quickly arrived in global trends. In other words, the story does not necessarily start well …


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