FLORENCE – Now it is also official: Fiorentina through its own channels has confirmed that Giuseppe Iachini is the new coach and will succeed the exonerated Vincenzo Montella. Iachini finds a Fiorentina in crisis that in the last six games has collected the misery of a point. Not only that, the purple team also lost its stars to injury Franck Ribery and Federico Chiesa. It is not the first time that Iachini enters the race to save a team on the edge of the precipice, he was chosen by the Viola for this reason.
The new coach Viola, originally from Ascoli Piceno where he was born 55 years ago, a past as a footballer in Florence with 127 appearances between 1989 and 1994, former coach among others from Sampdoria, Palermo, Sassuolo, Udinese and Empoli, will be presented at the Franchi stadium on December 28th. He will lead the first training the following day, when the team meets after the Christmas holidays.
"I want to thank Montella for the commitment and his professional seriousness shown here at Fiorentina – said the patron Rocco Commisso from New York -. The current ranking situation has forced us to change the technical guide.
We chose Iachini because he is a thick man, tied to Florence and Fiorentina. Now we must be united and get back on the right track as soon as possible all together ".
Source: Blitz Quotidiano