July 24, 2021

Gattuso’s successor at Fiorentina Italiano :: zerozero.pt

He is Italian and not only nationally, the new coach of the Fiorentina! the emblem viola announced this Wednesday the hiring of Vicenzo Italiano as a new coach, marking the officialization with the video of a famous transalpine song: A real Italian (A true Italian).

Young, at just 43 years old and two full seasons in professional football, with Spezia, which led to Serie A, the new coach of the Florence team signed a contract valid for two seasons, with option for a third party.

Italiano arrives to surrender his compatriot Gennaro Gattuso, who never managed to command Fiorentina’s first team in any game (or even training), since abandoned the position 23 days after having been announced as a new coach. According to the Italian press, the reason for the termination was the transfer policy.

Spezia’s exit was not friendly

Despite the departure of Gattuso, the drama in Florence is not yet concluded, as the new coach has already motivated a statement from his former club, Spezia, who accuses him of disrespect. Italian, remember, had recently renovated, having secured maintenance on Serie A with some comfort.

“We believe that in sport, as in life in general, clarity, respect and trust are essential and the foundation of any healthy relationship. In recent days, we have faced an unthinkable and disrespectful situation for the club, the city and all those who love the Eagles», can be read in the statement signed by President Phillip Raymond Platek Jr.

“We believe in a handshake. We believe in a signed contract. We believe in the words that are said. We believe in justice. We are now working to find a coach who shares our values ​​and wants to be part of this project».

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