- Stefano Pioli has been appointed as the new coach of Italian side AC Milan
- He replaces Marco Giampaolo who was sacked recently because of poor games
- AC Milan are currently not doing well this season in the Serie A
Italian giants AC Milan have announced the immediate appointment of Stefano Pioli as the new coach of the club following the exit of Marco Giampaolo.
Giampaolo was sacked by AC Milan chiefs after the Swiss born lost four of his last seven games in charge of AC Milan.
AC Milan are not currently having it rosy this season in the Italian Serie A as they are occupying 13th position with nine points after seven games.
The Rossoneri however confirmed the appointment of Stefano Pioli on their official website on a two-year deal for the 53-year-old.
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Stefano Pioli is not a new name in the Italian Serie A as he has coached many clubs like Chievo Verona, Palermo, Bologna, Lazio and Inter Milan.
He started his coaching career at Parma in 2006 and the last team he coached before joining AC Milan was Fiorentina.
He is expected to be in charge of AC Milan next game against Lecce after the international break.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Paolo Maldini was appointed the new technical director of Italian Serie A campaigners AC Milan.
The legendary Italian defender will work closely with former teammate Zvonimir Boban, who was handed the role of the club’s new chief football officer.
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