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AC Milan Set to Sack Clarence Seedorf and Replace Him With Filippo Inzaghi, Say Reports

6106078178 cf37bd7724 z AC Milan Set to Sack Clarence Seedorf and Replace Him With Filippo Inzaghi, Say Reports

If reports in Italy’s three sports papers Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport are to be believed, AC Milan is going from one legendary player to another as manager. The club looks to chop and change managers again by replacing Clarence Seedorf with Filippo “Pippo” Inzaghi who is currently managing the Rossoneri’s youth side. An eleven-year playing veteran of the club, Inzaghi — like Seedorf  — would take the job with no previous senior management experience.

Milan’s results improved under Seedorf, who took the side over when they were sitting 11th in the league in January and closer in terms of points to the relegation zone than a European place. Ultimately under Seedorf, the Rossoneri came within a point of European qualification and finished the season 8th in the Serie A table.

As a player, Inzaghi won the Serie A and UEFA Champions League twice. He also was a regular on the Italian National Team, winning 57 caps for the Azzurri and was a member of the 2006 World Cup winning side.

Seedorf’s limited success in a short period of time with Milan could mean he will quickly snapped up by another club and given more time to ply his trade a manager.

About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC. View all posts by Kartik Krishnaiyer →
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2 Responses to AC Milan Set to Sack Clarence Seedorf and Replace Him With Filippo Inzaghi, Say Reports

  1. San Fransiscan says:

    His main strategy to the team will be how to stay offside.

  2. Brian says:

    What are they smoking in Milan? Replacing one novice with another. I don’t see this helping them unless they plan on selling their best players and starting a youth project.

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