Sampdoria Genoa sack their coach
Sampdoria Genoa announced on Monday that it had sacked its coach, Roberto D’Aversa, who arrived last summer to succeed Claudio Ranieri, after a series of five games without a win (including three defeats in a row). According to several Italian media, including Sky Sport and Gazzetta dello Sport, Sampdoria could recall Marco Giampaolo, 54, who already managed the team between 2016 and 2019. The latter has been without a club since his ousting from Torino a year ago. year.
The bluerchiato club “thanks« D’Aversa, 46, and his assistants »for the seriousness and professionalism shown during their work“, According to the press release formalizing this anticipated departure since the home defeat against Torino (2-1) on Saturday. Sampdoria, which remains on three consecutive defeats and has won only one of its last eight matches, is currently 15th in Serie A, four points ahead of the first relegated, Cagliari (17th). Before going to La Spezia (16th) on Sunday, a direct rival for the maintenance, the Genoese club is expected Tuesday evening at Juventus Turin in the round of 16 of the Italian Cup.