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Montella Sacked Again

Montella Sacked AgainMontella Sacked Again

Italian coach Vincenzo Montella is seeing the worst of his professional career during the 2017-18 season by being sacked twice.

He was sacked by Sevilla FC on Saturday to face his second sack in a single season, Beinsports reported.

Sevilla has sacked Montella and confirmed the appointment of Joaquin Caparros as head coach for the remainder of the season.

Montella’s dismissal was announced on Saturday and the Italian paid the price for a nine-match winless run in all competitions since his team’s famous Champions League victory over Manchester United on March 13.

Following the team’s triumph at Old Trafford, Sevilla has exited the Champions League at the hands of Bayern Munich and slumped to seventh in La Liga, while thumped 5-0 by Barcelona last weekend’s Copa del Rey final.

Sevilla cited poor form as the reason for Montella’s dismissal and has now tasked Caparros, who formerly managed the club between 2000 and 2005, with gaining qualification for next season’s Europa League.

It was last November that AC Milan fired head coach Montella and announced that he would be replaced by former midfielder Gennaro Gattuso.

Montella was dismissed one day after a 0-0 home draw with Torino left big-spending Milan seventh in Serie A with 20 points from 14 games.

The Rossoneri issued a statement confirming the news: “AC Milan announces to have parted ways with Vincenzo Montella.”

Montella’s experience is unique, as he has been sacked in two professional football leagues of Europe.

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