Sevilla have reached an settlement with Vincenzo Montella to develop into their new coach on a contract till June 2019.
Montella will succeed Eduardo Berizzo, who was dismissed after simply six months in cost on the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium final week after the crew’s poor run of kind.
Montella had been out of labor since parting methods with AC Milan one month in the past.
In a press release on their official web site, Sevilla stated that Montella will try to finish his contract of employment with Milan on Friday earlier than taking coaching with Sevilla on Saturday.
“The preliminary settlement has been agreed after Montella’s legal professionals reached an understanding with AC Milan to launch the coach from his contract, which will likely be achieved on Friday within the Rossonero membership workplaces,” the assertion learn. “As soon as his departure is confirmed, Montella will journey to Seville on Friday night to signal his contract and take cost of the primary crew on Saturday morning earlier than being unveiled.”
Montella joined AC Milan in the summertime of 2016 and was tied to the Rossoneri till subsequent summer time.
Working in La Liga would be the 43-year-old’s first expertise away from Serie A, the place he has additionally managed Catania, Fiorentina and Sampdoria.
The previous Italy worldwide started his teaching profession with Roma’s youth facet in 2009.
Sevilla are with out a win of their final 4 video games in all competitions, together with a Three-1 loss at Actual Sociedad of their ultimate sport of 2017 that left the Andalusian membership fifth in La Liga.
Sevilla have gained 13, drawn 5 and misplaced seven of their 25 video games in all competitions.
Berizzo’s sacking was thought-about harsh by the Spanish press, with the Argentine having solely simply returned to the sidelines after surgical procedure following his prostate most cancers analysis in November.
Sevilla suffered a 5-Zero defeat at Actual Madrid on Dec. 9. With Berizzo again on the bench, they drew Zero-Zero at residence with Levante earlier than dropping at Actual Sociedad.
They’ve a Champions League round-of-16 tie towards Manchester United in February.
Sevilla start 2018 with a Copa del Rey round-of-16 journey to Cadiz on Jan. Three earlier than they host Actual Betis within the metropolis derby in La Liga three days later.
Adriana Garcia is a Valencia-based soccer author who covers La Liga for ESPN FC.