Palermo rehires Sannino in 4th change of season
Desperate to avoid relegation, last-place Palermo has rehired
Giuseppe Sannino to mark its fourth coaching change of the
The move comes a day after Gian Piero Gasperini rescinded his
contract with the Sicilian club, which now has more coaching
changes than wins (three) this season.
Sannino’s first term with Palermo lasted only the opening three
matches of the season, with one draw and two losses. He was
replaced by Gasperini in September, Alberto Malesani was hired at
the beginning of February, then Gasperini came back for two
Sannino was still under contract with Palermo. His deal expires
after next season.
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has made about 35 firings
and had 43 different managers in a quarter century, first at
Venezia from 1987-2002 then at Palermo.