Stefano Pioli is all but confirmed to sign a two year contract with AC Milan after Marco Giampaolo was dismissed yesterday. Pioli will reportedly earn €1.5 million per year and sign his contract this morning. The hashtag #PioliOut continues to trend worldwide on Twitter.
Domani mattina verrà formalizzato l’ingaggio di Stefano Pioli. Contemporaneamente verrà presa una decisione sulla conferenza stampa che potrebbe avvenire già in giornata oppure giovedì. @acmilan pic.twitter.com/dECbQxwEdd— LMR ⚫7 ⚫La Milano Rossonera ®️ ⚫7 ⚫ (@la_rossonera) October 8, 2019
Gianluca di Marzio reported a video of Pioli where he said he will address Milan fans tomorrow almost confirming his appointment. There have been confirmations from a variety of sources on his staff that will include his son and claims that only Milan's goalkeeping coach will remain as the rest of Giampaolo's staff follow his exit. His first training session will be today at Milanello.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
- Official: AC Milan sack Marco Giampaolo. [AC Milan Offside]
- 11 things from Milan's 2-1 win against Genoa. [AC Milan Offside]
- Odds makers Coral suspend bets of Jose Mourinho taking over Milan job. [Daily Record]
- Gennaro Gattuso considering Sampdoria job. [Football Italia]
- Andrea Bertolacci signs a contract with Sampdoria after Milan release. [Calcio Mercato]
World Football Links
- Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from football after winning it all. [Euro Sport]
- Gareth Bale angry with Real Madrid and wants to leave. [BBC]
- UEFA Champions League debating reverting to three qualifying spots. [The Guardian]
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic's unveils a larger than life statute in Malmo. [Super Sport]
- Tammy Abraham confirms England will walk off the pitch if subjected to racial abuse. [Mirror]