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Gattuso walks away from Fiorentina job after 28 days in charge

Thu 17 June 2021 | 8:52

Being announced new Viola coach on May 25, Fiorentina has officially announced the former Napoli and Milan coach has walked away from the project in Florence after less than a month.

“ACF Fiorentina and coach Rino Gattuso, by mutual agreement, decided not to follow up on the preventive agreements and therefore not to start the next football season together,”

Fiorentina wrote in a statement


“The club is now working to identify a technical choice that will guide the Viola towards the results that Fiorentina and the city of Florence deserve.”


The tension between 




board, President 

Rocco Commisso

 and Club Manager 

Giancarlo Antognoni,

 started with the club’s transfer market policy, especially with assessments made by the club regarding the proposed players of agent 

Jorge Mendes

, who is also the representative of 





after finishing fifth in Serie A 2020-21, the 43-year-old helped the Partenopei win the Coppa Italia in 2019-20 after he replaced 

Carlo Ancelotti

 at the helm in December.



source: SportMob