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Sinisa Mihajlovic to replace Pippo Inzaghi

The Sampdoria man is another name on the list to replace Pippo

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For the later half of the season, report after report have come out claiming that Pippo Inzaghi is to be fired. The game has now become on guessing who will replace him. With the results, the general lack of direction on the field and off-the pitch, Pippo's sacking seems to be a sure thing. It's an unfortunate conclusion for a man who was once touted to be AC Milan's Pep Guardiola.

The most recent story is that his replacement will be Sinisa Mihajlovic of Sampdoria fame. Sinisa's contract runs out this summer so the journey to Milan should be without many problems. He started his coaching life as an assistant to enemy of the state Roberto Mancini at Inter. He left Inter and moved to Bologna after Mancini was fired --for the first time. He was fired from Bologna after reports of disagreements and bust-ups with senior players and the simple fact that he was ineffective.

He was then appointed by Catania in 2009. He had better successes there as he managed to take the relegation threatened team to 13th on the table. Only tor resign at the end of the campaign because he was to be appointed manager of Inter after Jose Mourinho's departure.

He was appointed hired by Fiorentina after Cesare Prandelli left to become the manager of the national team. He managed to take them to a ninth place finish, which was underwhelming considering that his promises were of Europe --sound familiar? But in contrast to Prandelli. it was two spots higher than their standing the year before, even though Fiorentina has advanced to later stages in the Champions League. He was sacked that following number with the team in 13th place, with 12 points from 10 matches.

His contract with Samp right now is a one-year rolling contract. In the first season, he guided the team away from relegation with ease. This year, Samp are doing much better. They're 6th in the league and recently trounced S Roma 2-0 to end their title chances.