Serie A

Napoli manager Mazzarri quits

SSC Napoli's coach Walter Mazzarri
Napoli's coach Walter Mazzarri quit on the final day of the Serie A season.
Share This Story



Walter Mazzarri has quit as Napoli coach following the final match of a Serie A season that ended with the team finishing runner-up.

Mazzarri had been in charge of Napoli for four seasons and steered the team to the Champions League for the second time in three years.

He says ''at this point I think it is only right to either change scenery or have some time off. If offers come in then I will evaluate them. If I have the right adrenaline and motivation then I'll do it, otherwise I'll stay at home.''

Mazzari adds ''I had already made the decision some time ago ... which is why I turned down a contract extension.''

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says ''you will know the new coach via Twitter.''

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by