FLORENCE – Vincenzo Montella is released from office. The official note of Fiorentina arrives at the run time, giving the welcome to the Viola coach, now ex, after the defeat with Roma. “The Club's decision – reads – comes at the end of a long and careful analysis of the team's performance and results. The objective of giving an immediate positive turn to the current season and the need to take the field with the serenity and determination necessary for future matches, have prompted ownership and leadership to the decision to revoke the assignment from the current coach ".
“Fiorentina would like to thank Vincenzo Montella and his staff for the commitment and seriousness they have shown in these months and wish him the best professional successes for the continuation of his career. The purple club will communicate, in the next few days, the name of the new coach of the first team ".
After the heavy 1-4 suffered on Friday by Fiorentina at home against Roma, the purple coach's fate appeared already sealed. Already yesterday evening the words of the sports director, Daniele Pradé , had defined the scenario: “We will reflect in the next few hours also taking advantage of the break that gives us time to make the best possible decisions. This will be a very long night. "
But there will be no stop: as early as Saturday morning, both Pradé and the general manager, Joe Barone, met at the sports center, waiting to connect with Rocco Commisso from the USA. The names circulating for the replacement of the former airplane see Beppe Iachini, former Empoli technician on pole, but the purple managers do not exclude other options. Fiorentina's next training session is scheduled for 29 December, probably already with the new coach.
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