The Malta Independent 16 October 2019, Wednesday

Sampdoria parts ways with coach Di Francesco

Associated Press Monday, 7 October 2019, 21:51 Last update: about 7 days ago

Sampdoria has parted ways with coach Eusebio Di Francesco after losing six of its first seven Serie A matches of the season.

Sampdoria said on its website Monday that the decision was made by mutual consent.

Sampdoria is in last place in Serie A with just three points. Club president Massimo Ferrero said after Saturday's 2-0 loss at Hellas Verona that he would meet with Di Francesco on Sunday before making a decision on his future.

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Sampdoria did not immediately announce a new coach, but Italian media reported that Giuseppe Iachini is the favorite to replace Di Francesco.

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