BRESCIA – Second seasonal exemption for Corini. Now it's official: Diego Lopez is the new manager of Brescia. Today the former Cagliari, Palermo, Bologna and Penarol of Montevideo coach will lead the team's first training session. The uruguayan signed a contract until 2022.
The club with a statement thanked Eugenio Corini.
Brescia, Corini's displeasure: "I wanted to fight again …". Diego Lopez is the new manager.
"I would have liked to continue fighting alongside you but it was not possible …". With these words, left written on a sheet hanging on the wall of the locker room after having withdrawn their personal belongings and brought back from the Ansa, Eugenio Corini took leave of Brescia from which he was exonerated this morning leaving his place to Diego Lopez .
“Thanks for all that you have given me (a lot), you will have a special place in my heart forever. A big good luck ”concluded his message to the Corini team.
Who is Diego Lopez. He is a former footballer who played in Cagliari from 1998 to 2010. He previously wore the shirts of Racing Santander and River Plate Montevideo. Lopez, who was a Cagliari flag, was included in the Sardinian club's Hall of Fame. After hanging up his boots, he started his coaching career in Italy.
After training in the youth teams of Cagliari, Giovanissimi and Primavera, he was appointed assistant coach of the Sardinians. Shortly thereafter he became head coach of the Cagliari first team.
Before returning to Uruguay, to coach Penarol, Diego Lopez also took away the satisfaction of coaching Bologna and Palermo. During his career, he won an America's Cup with Uruguay in 1995 and an Uruguayan championship with Penarol in 2018. Now Diego Lopez has returned to Italy accepting the technical project of Massimo Cellino's Brescia Calcio (source Ansa).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano