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Rossoneri Round-up for 26 June: Former Milan striker Ganz named manager of Milan’s Women’s team

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Maurizio Ganz of Milan

Former Milan striker Maurizio Ganz named as the new manager of the Milan’s Women’s team.

Per the club’s official website:

AC Milan announces the appointment of Maurizio Ganz as the new Women’s First Tem coach from July 1, 2019.

Maurizio Ganz, 51 years old, born in Tolmezzo, in Friuli Venezia Giulia played over 600 matches during his career as a footballer and is now returning to AC Milan, a Club with which he played for two seasons, collecting 52 appearances, scoring 11 goals and winning the Scudetto in 1998-99.

The Club and the coach have signed a two-year contract until June 30, 2021. Maurizio Ganz joins the team ahead of the summer training camp scheduled for the last week of July and for the following pre-season friendly matches. Davide Cordone has been appointed as assistant coach.

It would be great for the Rossonere to challenge the likes of AS Roma and Juventus for the Women’s Scudetto, and hopefully someone with the talent and skill of Ganz can help them do just that.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Italy beat China 2-0 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup. [Chiesa di Totti]

Reviewing the tactics and playing style of Milan’s new manager Marco Giampaolo. [AC Milan Offside]

Milan are gonna new some new midfielders and have been linked with a number of them. Here is a list of most of the rumours and how reliable they are. [AC Milan Offside]

The curious case of Andre Silva, Milan and his time at Sevilla. [AC Milan Offside]

World Football Links

Chelsea reportedly made an “official approach” to Derby County for Frank Lampard. [We Ain’t Got No History]

Everton made their deal with Barcelona for Andre Gomes permanent. [Royal Blue Mersey]

Netherlands beat Japan in the WWC. []

Real Madrid decided to join the 21st century and have created a women’s team at the club. [Managing Madrid]