AC Milan confirm Stefano Pioli as new head coach after sacking Marco Giampaolo

Italian club, AC Milan have officially announced the appointment of Stefano Pioli as the new head coach. 

The appointment comes after Marco Giampaolo’s sacking was confirmed on Tuesday, October, 8 after just 111 days in charge, the shortest reign of any manager in the club’s history.

According to One Football, Pioli, 53, arrived at Casa Milan this morning (Oct.9) to sign a two-year contract with the Italian club. 

The club also confirmed his appointment via a statement on their official website.

‘AC Milan announces the appointment with immediate effect of Mr Stefano Pioli as the new coach of the First Team,’ it reads.

‘Born in October 1965 in Parma, Stefano Pioli began his career as a coach in 1999. His first coaching experience in Serie A was at Parma in 2006. He then went on to coach several other Serie A Clubs: Chievo Verona, Palermo, Bologna, Lazio, and Inter Milan, before moving to Fiorentina in 2017. Stefano Pioli now joins AC Milan on a two-year agreement.

‘The Club wishes Stefano and his coaching staff all the best in their work.’

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